Bug 26866 - Installer crashes after selecting FAT16 partition for install
Summary: Installer crashes after selecting FAT16 partition for install
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 18032
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-02-09 21:23 UTC by Kenneth Hausam
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-09 21:23:22 UTC

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Description Kenneth Hausam 2001-02-09 21:23:18 UTC
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Unable to set mount point using disk druid. 

Used update-disk-20001009.img. Problem still occurred.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Used fdisk to set partition 3 to type 6 (FAT16). No problem. Went to disk 
druid to map / to partition 3. After clicking OK, get following error:	

Actual Results:  
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 438, in ?
    intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 336, in run
    self.icw.run ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 678, in run
    mainloop ()
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2554, in mainloop
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 125, in __call__
    ret = apply(self.func, a)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 428, in 
    self.setScreen (self.currentScreen, self.nextClicked)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 466, in 
    new_screen = screen.getScreen ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-
7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/rootpartition_gui.py", line 133, in getScreen
    avail = apply(isys.spaceAvailable, self.todo.fstab.getRootDevice())
  File "isys.py", line 10, in spaceAvailable
    mount(device, "/mnt/space", fstype = fsystem)
  File "isys.py", line 99, in mount
    rc = _isys.mount(fstype, device, location, readOnly)
SystemError: (22, 'Invalid argument')

Local variables in innermost frame:
fstype: vfat
location: /mnt/space
devName: /tmp/hda3
readOnly: 0
device: /tmp/hda3

ToDo object:


Single physical hard drive partitioned into three parititions. NT 
installed on 2gig parition 1 (FAT16). Partition 2 is 26gig NTFS. Partition 
3 reported by NT as unformatted.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-12 04:10:39 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 18032 ***

Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-03-02 18:05:10 UTC
Our installer team-lead thinks we should really fix this before next release.

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