Bug 242998 - installer cannot write image to hard-disk
installer cannot write image to hard-disk
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 242844
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Reported: 2007-06-06 16:51 EDT by Kuehner Joseph
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Description Kuehner Joseph 2007-06-06 16:51:36 EDT
Description of problem: 
Install of F 7 via DVD not possible. 
First everything works fine: booting, choice of language, keyboard, select
packages, partitioning
When installer tries to copy image to hard-disk -> crash. Output of "nonsense"
symbols on screen. This is not the known bug related to host protected aerea
since there is no such hpa on my harddisk.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot F7 DVD
2. Choose language etc. accept default partitioning
3. Observe formating of partitions and crash when image is going to be copied
to hard disk
Actual results:
Installer crash, on screen not intelligible symbols (like in binary files when
you open them with an editor). Cannot install F 7 on my machine

Expected results:
Installer should copy image to harddisk and install selected packages

Additional info: Machine is a MAXDATA Laptop. Fedora Core 6 worked fine.
For unknown reason installer cannot write on hard-disk.
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-06-15 14:18:54 EDT
Are the keyboard lights blinking?  Can you change to tty3 and tty4 and see any
error messages?
Comment 2 Kuehner Joseph 2007-06-18 12:20:20 EDT
For the moment I will not retry to install F7. Chances to fail seam to high. 
Regards J. Kuehner
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2007-06-19 10:53:56 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 242844 ***

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