From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98) Opera 7.50 [en]
Description of problem:
Anaconda and text mode both fail to detect the hitachi (HDS722516VLAT80) hard
disc correctly. Using Asus A7V333 with Via KT333 chipset and AMD processor.
Already installed Windows 98SE for dual boot without difficulty.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.after keyboard selection first bug reported
3.pressing ignore or cancel cause program to progress to automatic partitioning
but fails here and reboots the system
4.attempts at manual partitioning reproduces the fault
Assertion (heads > 0) at disk_dos.c:485 in function probe_partition_for_geom()
<4>vesafb: probe of vesafb0 failed with error -6
<7>Probing IDE interface ide2...
<7>ide2: Wait for ready failed before probe !
<7>Probing IDE interface ide3...
<7>ide3: Wait for ready failed before probe !
<7>Probing IDE interface ide4...
<7>ide4: Wait for ready failed before probe !
<7>Probing IDE interface ide5...
<7>ide5: Wait for ready failed before probe !
Created attachment 112362 [details]
self generated bug report
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 138419 ***