Bug 191301 - Anaconda forces reboot if it cannot read an rpm from CD
Anaconda forces reboot if it cannot read an rpm from CD
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 188145
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
Mike McLean
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: 186145 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: FC6Blocker
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Reported: 2006-05-10 12:49 EDT by Pavel Roskin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-17 14:03:23 EDT
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Description Pavel Roskin 2006-05-10 12:49:48 EDT
Description of problem:
If a badly written CD is inserted, anaconda forces reboot instead of prompting
the user to replace the disk

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-11.0.5-1.ppc.rpm (or whatever is used on the PowerPC FC5)

How reproducible:
It happended the first and the only time I tried

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start install from a good discs 1,2,3
2. Write truncated disk 4
3. Insert that disk when prompted
  
Actual results:
Reboot is the only option.  The text console shows that expat-devel couldn't be
installed.

Expected results:
User should be prompted to replace the disk.  It's easier to rewrite disk 4 that
to babysit the machine again through the install.

Additional info:
The bug is similar but distinct from bug #183974, which deals with network
installs.  Please don't forget to unlock the CD when prompting for replacement.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-05-15 14:37:39 EDT
*** Bug 186145 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2006-05-15 14:40:10 EDT
We really need to fix the retry logic for FC6
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2006-05-17 14:03:23 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 188145 ***

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