Bug 159570 - Anaconda fails to install on a disk with FreeBSD partition
Anaconda fails to install on a disk with FreeBSD partition
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 124843
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-06-04 14:16 EDT by Uri Sharf
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-07 12:02:52 EDT
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Description Uri Sharf 2005-06-04 14:16:56 EDT
Description of problem:   
Can not start install ofr Test3 on a 40GB which has a FreeBSD installed. 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):   
How reproducible:   
  Install FC4-Test3 on a disk with FreeBSD installed on a primary partition. 
Steps to Reproduce:   
1.  Install FreeBSD on to primary partition 
2.  Run fedora core install (in my case network install over ftp) 
Actual results:   
  Anaconda aborts when after it suggests to test the Media. When trying to 
install from the hard disk (dvd iso), I've noticed a strange list of suggested 
partitions to select from (when pointing anaconda to the ISO on the hard 
Expected results:   
Additional info:   
I've seen something similair with Mandriva, when it tries to mount /dev/hda2 
as VFAT/NTFS, while this is actually the FreeBSD one. SUSE 9.2 Managed to 
install w/o any problems on the same setup. 
inspiron:~ # fdisk -l /dev/hda 
Disk /dev/hda: 40.0 GB, 40007761920 bytes 
16 heads, 63 sectors/track, 77520 cylinders 
Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 = 516096 bytes 
   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System 
/dev/hda1               1          64       32098+   6  FAT16 
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary. 
/dev/hda2              64       16925     8498070   a5  FreeBSD 
/dev/hda3           16926       77520    30539565    f  W95 Ext'd (LBA) 
Partition 3 does not end on cylinder boundary. 
/dev/hda5           16926       17978      530113+  82  Linux swap / Solaris 
/dev/hda6           17978       18297      160618+  83  Linux 
/dev/hda7           18297       28465     5124703+  83  Linux 
/dev/hda8           28465       38633     5124703+  83  Linux 
/dev/hda9           38633       77520    19599268+  83  Linux
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2005-06-07 12:02:52 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 124843 ***

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