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Bug 28287 - Installation traps error after formatting partitions
Installation traps error after formatting partitions
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 18032
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-19 08:50 EST by Charles Stanhope
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Description Charles Stanhope 2001-02-19 08:50:21 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows 98)

Hardware: Toshiba 2250XCDS laptop with 128 Meg RAM.  Windows 98 is on the 
first half of a 6 Gig disk.  HDD 63 sectors, 255 heads, 730 cylinders 
(according to BIOS).

Installation Method: custom

After booting from the CD and choosing text installation, I get 
successfully through the install process up to the point where any 
partitions are formatted (after package selection).  The format completes 
successfully, but then I receive an error message and the installation 
quits.  The bug doesn't appear to be related to formatting new paritions 
during a particular session because the error occurs even if the 
partitions are already created and formatted (and I disable the format 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start installation from CD using text option
2.Complete package selection using a custom installation (selecting 
individual packages)
3.Installation hangs before installing anything

Actual Results:  If format option is selected, partitions will be created 
and formatted, but nothing else happens.

Expected Results:  Well, the installation should have completed

This is the output from the installation software:

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/text.py", line 1030, in 
    rc = apply (step[1](), step[2])
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 507, in 
    if todo.doInstall ():
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1480, in 
    if self.method.systemMounted (self.fstab, self.instPath, 
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 46, in 
    self.loopbackFile = mntPoint + fstab.filesystemSpace(mntPoint)[0][0] + 
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/fstab.py", line 258, in 
    space.append((mntpoint, isys.fsSpaceAvailable(topMount + '/' + 
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 16, in fsSpaceAvailable
    return _isys.devSpaceFree(fsystem)
SystemError: (2, 'No such file or directory')

Local variables in innermost frame:
fsystem: /mnt/sysimage//mnt/dosc

ToDo object:

Comment 1 Daniel Roesen 2001-02-19 10:24:51 EST
See: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHBA-2000-084.html

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

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