Bug 24311 - Freeze During Installation
Freeze During Installation
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-01-18 15:47 EST by brent
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-29 19:49:02 EST
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Description brent 2001-01-18 15:47:09 EST
Traceback (innermost last):
   File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", 
line 20, in run
      rc=self.todo.doInstall()
   File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1469 in 
doInstall
      self.fstab.makeFilesystems()
   File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/fstab.py", line 643 in 
makeFilesystems
      (self.progressWindow,_("Loopback"),
   File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isyspy", line78 in ddfile
      .
      .
      .
   There's more as noted by the b=vertical ellipsis, but the screen was 
frozen.  There were only 2 or 3 more lines left.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-01-19 12:02:10 EST
What steps are required to reproduce this issue?
Comment 2 brent 2001-01-19 15:35:37 EST
I now think the problem is I don't have enough free space.  I'm doing the 
partitionless installation and in the Partitions window it shows only 16MB of 
free space left in the drive summary part of the window.  However, I have a 
30GB hardrive and only 10GB are being used.  So, I guess the question might be 
how do I free up that space on the partition?
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2001-01-26 18:46:36 EST
To do a partitionless install I would recommend at least 800M free on the FAT
partition before you start, and allocating most of that to the loopback file
used for your '/' partition.

Try that out.
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-23 12:29:39 EST
Closing due to inactivity.

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