Bug 2693 - Installer fails to re-mount a partition after going "back" to re-select packages
Installer fails to re-mount a partition after going "back" to re-select packages
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-05-10 06:49 EDT by tristan.greaves
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-10 17:50:36 EDT
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Description tristan.greaves 1999-05-10 06:49:29 EDT
Example of bug occuring:

1.  Select packages which take up more disk space than you
    already have.

2.  When you are warned about this, go BACK to re-select
    packages.

An error, "Unable to mount..." (something) appears.  This
isn't fatal, the install goes on as normal.  It looks as if
the installer is trying to mount a partition that is
already mounted.

RH6.0/Intel, FTP install.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-10 10:05:59 EDT
known bug. Hit 'retry' and you should be able to proceed.
Comment 2 tristan.greaves 1999-05-10 10:20:59 EDT
Hitting RETRY does indeed allow the installation to continue
successfully, but the error dialog box still allows dread to enter
the heart of the user. :-)
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-10 17:50:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2700 ***

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