Bug 28370 - anaconda - Is low level formating of all partitions is needed?
anaconda - Is low level formating of all partitions is needed?
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-19 20:49 EST by Jaroslaw Sosnicki
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-21 17:35:10 EST
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Description Jaroslaw Sosnicki 2001-02-19 20:49:24 EST
I have booted my system from bootnet.img via NFS mounted RawHide image.
When I select auto partition option "Installing Packages" windows pops-up 
and message box "Formatting / filesystem..." It sits for about 10 minutes 
before changing to "Formatting /home file system" which in turn takes 30 
minutes. At this rate installing Linux on 9.1GB SCSI drive will take at 
least 3HR. 

Drive contained RH 7.0 system before. I manually removed all partitions 
using fdisk while disk was attached to my other linux system.
Comment 1 Jaroslaw Sosnicki 2001-02-19 21:04:42 EST
I am using bootnet.img from rawhide-release-20010219-1 (NFS mounted) and
anaconda-7.1-2.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-21 17:35:06 EST
What type of storage related hardware do you have?
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-14 12:57:10 EST
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have additional information to add.

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