Bug 17132 - installer crashes if you go back to change the partition sizes
installer crashes if you go back to change the partition sizes
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-08-31 10:51 EDT by Giuseppe Raimondi
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-29 15:13:21 EDT
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Description Giuseppe Raimondi 2000-08-31 10:51:59 EDT
I was trying an installation (text expert) and had to change the partition
sizes, so I went back to disk druid to do it and when I arrived again at
the installation of the packages the installer gave me a warning, saying:
"the kernel is unable to read your new partitioning information, probably
because you modified extended partitions.....etc" also stating this is not
critical and just need to reboot. I only could select ok and then I had a
message "excepton occurred"
Traceback (innermost last) File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line ...
intf.run(todo, test = test)
and so on
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line ..., in doInstall
self.fstab.savePartitions ()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fstab.py", line ..., in savePartitions
self.druid.save ()
name error: sys

I had the same with the 6.2 installer, apart from the nice error message
before.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-07 16:46:23 EDT
Please reproduce Brock.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-29 15:13:18 EDT
I have fixed this in the internal development tree.

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