Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 175678
Instyaller crashs with error and report on partitioning
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:19 EST
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Description of problem:
install crashes with report generation on partitioning.
prior installs created impoper partitions on compaq m300 with win98. partitionmasgic 7 repaired them .. then i removed them and had virgin ext partition. system requested to make swap partition for immediate use and seemed thang .. on reboot install continued but ended on fatal exception .. asnd generated error log
now install hangs on searching for fedora core installation
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fedora core 4 (i386) dvd
Steps to Reproduce:
1.reboot from fedora core dvd
Actual Results: install hangs on searching for fedora core installation
Expected Results: find fedora core installation
numerous previous partitioning problems .. this is the result of at least 4 retries..
install dvd is good .. seems like anaconda only likes virgin ext partition to start.
Created attachment 122201 [details]
generated on crash
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160693 ***
Install and partitioning worked well in TEXT mode
prior attempts to 'just reboot and re-install' resulted in system freezing on
searching for core components. Hence the install under text mode.