Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 35861
Installation crashed at X configuration
Last modified: 2007-03-26 23:43:29 EDT
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Installation detected an error at one of my partitions (?)
Reproducible: Didn't try
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Created free hard drive space on both C: and D: of 10G drive; /boot
below cylinder 1024, everything else at top of drive. Used Partition
2.Re-set BIOS to boot at CD-ROM, inserted Red Hat 7.
3.Used Druid to assign Linux to free spaces created on my Win98 machine by
Partition Commander. Installation progressed to X configuration when
error message appeared. Dialog box had me save .txt file to A: and sent
me to Bugzilla.
Actual Results: Don't have time tonight to try again.
Expected Results: Will be covering this in class tomorrow at 10am Pacific
time; can you e-mail me by then?
File from floppy:
Traceback (innermost last):
line 20, in run
rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1472, in
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/fstab.py", line 713, in
raise SystemError, (errno, msg)
SystemError: (22, 'Invalid argument')
Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <fstab.GuiFstab instance at 84baee8>
msg: Invalid argument
Created attachment 15284 [details]
Bug # 35861
This bug is a duplicate of bug #16686. It looks like you didn't format the /
partition. Right after the Disk Druid screen, there is a screen asking you what
partitions you want to format. Formatting / is absolutely necessary, so if you
don't do it, the installer with crash later when it tries to copy data to an
We have added a lot more error handling code since 7.0 was released, so this
problem should not occur in future versions.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16686 ***