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Bug 40649 - says file system has not been cleanly unmounted
says file system has not been cleanly unmounted
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
can't upgrade 6.2 to 7.1
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Reported: 2001-05-15 01:40 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-15 17:17:03 EDT
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fstab file (609 bytes, text/plain)
2001-05-15 11:43 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2001-05-15 01:40:25 EDT
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Description of problem:
Installer runs fine until it's time to install packages.  Then says one or
more file
systems have not been cleanly unmounted, even though I did a halt or reboot
root in 6.2.  Screens 2 and 4 indicate that it is reading hdd which is the
zip drive
(empty) .  I put a vfat zip in and it says to run fsck.  I will try a linux
formatted disk tomorrow.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Halt system 6.2

2. Run 7.1 installer from CD, answer questions
3.  Says one or more file systems not cleaning unmounted.
4.  HIt OK and it reboots

Actual Results:  reboot

Expected Results:  I would like to continue the install.

Additional info:

I can't upgrade until I can figure this out.
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-05-15 08:51:50 EDT
Can you attach the /etc/fstab file of your 6.2 system?  Also, the output of
'fdisk -l /dev/hda' and 'mount' would be helpful too.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2001-05-15 11:43:12 EDT
Created attachment 18470 [details]
fstab file
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2001-05-15 11:59:02 EDT
When I do fdisk  on /dev/hdd

/dev/hdd4   NOT hda that you indicated

it has a * on the BOOT disk.  I don't know where this comes from?

Comment 4 Brent Fox 2001-05-15 12:33:26 EDT
Do any of the partitions on your system other than / contain an /etc/fstab file?
Comment 5 Need Real Name 2001-05-15 14:57:16 EDT
[root@EPC-STEVE-ALLEN /]# mount
/dev/sda6 on / type ext2 (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
/dev/sda2 on /boot type ext2 (rw)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/hdb5 on /mnt/drive1 type vfat (rw)
/dev/sdb1 on /usr type ext2 (rw)
automount(pid420) on /misc type autofs (rw,fd=5,pgrp=420,minproto=2,maxproto=3)
/dev/hdc on /mnt/cdrom type iso9660 (ro,noexec,nosuid,nodev,user=allens)
[root@EPC-STEVE-ALLEN /]# find /boot -name "*fstab*"
[root@EPC-STEVE-ALLEN /]# find /mnt/drive1 -name "*fstab"
[root@EPC-STEVE-ALLEN /]# find /usr -name "*fstab"
[root@EPC-STEVE-ALLEN /]# find / -name "*fstab*"
find: /proc/6/fd: Permission denied
Comment 6 Need Real Name 2001-05-15 17:16:58 EDT

Although I could not find any errors about filesystems being not
cleanly unmounted, and 6.2 system worked fine.

1. Reboot with linux -b
2. Enter root password
3.  fsck /dev/sdb1
---Several errors found
4. Install is currently running

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