Bug 16526 - Install hangs when a write-locked disk is used.
Install hangs when a write-locked disk is used.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.2
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
Brock Organ
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: 17129 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-08-18 08:52 EDT by R. James Cross, Jr.
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-18 17:36:06 EDT
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Description R. James Cross, Jr. 2000-08-18 08:52:41 EDT
I did an upgrade from v 6.0 to 6.2. The program asked for a floppy disk to write the boot on. I inadvertantly used the
previous boot disk, which was write-locked. I got no warning or chance to write enable the disk. The installation stopped
and would not continue and had to be redone. Every other installation that I have ever done, puts up a warning message
and a button to retry the write.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-18 10:40:54 EDT
Brock please see if this is fixed in latest tree.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-18 17:36:04 EDT
Fixed in latest internal tree.
Comment 3 Brock Organ 2000-08-18 18:00:33 EDT
verified fix in internal builds for next release ... thanks for the report!
Comment 4 geoff young 2000-08-31 13:11:51 EDT
*** Bug 17129 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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