Bug 18461 - Installer skips creating boot disk if disk is write protected.
Installer skips creating boot disk if disk is write protected.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-10-05 15:25 EDT by James P. Keith
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-21 19:15:25 EST
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Description James P. Keith 2000-10-05 15:25:50 EDT
During the installation of RH7, I mistakenly inserted a write protected
floppy when it was time to build a boot disk.  The installer skipped to the
next step without indicating that a  boot disk was not created.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-06 14:18:44 EDT
Related to bug  18496.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-12-21 19:15:22 EST
I've tried this a few times and when I inserted a write-protected disk the
installer comes back with an error message asking you to check the disk and try

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