Bug 35853 - installer gives error message
installer gives error message
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-04-12 23:18 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-30 11:58:17 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-04-12 23:18:04 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90; 
AT&T CSM6.0)

After I choose the language, keyboard, and choose workstation, the 
installer gives me an error "An error occurred reading partiton table for 
the block device hda.  The Error was:  no such file or directory" with 
choices retry and skip drive.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start computer with the cd in the drive
2.press [enter] at the menu screen
3.choose English and press ok
4.choose us and press ok
5.choose ok at the welcome screen
6.choose workstation and press ok
7.the error apears

Actual Results:  i received the error

Expected Results:  it should have went to the partitioning with disk druid 

i have 2 hard drives one, the primary master has windows ME on it and is 
20gigs  the secound hard drive is primary slave and is 40.9 gigs which is 
where i would like to partition as follows:   20gb-linux native 320mb- 
linux swap and  20gb-fat32
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-04-12 23:43:06 EDT
Can you attach the actual error message.  It would be very helpful.  Is this a
cd that you created yourself?  At first glance, I think that something went
wrong during your download or something is wrong with the cd itself.  The
installer is having problems reading the files on the cd.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-04-30 11:58:12 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have any more info.

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