Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431776
Installing on VMWare Workstation 5.5 VM, Anaconda crashes after partitioning
Last modified: 2008-02-07 12:48:57 EST
Description of problem:
Going through an install works all the way up until it is setting up the
partition layout and encryption. It formats the partitions, then the installer
borks and gets an uncaught exception. The report is attached. Unchecking the new
encryption feature didn't fix it.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up the virtual machine in VMware Workstation 5.5.5 with 8 GB IDE virtual
drive, start install.
2. Next through everything (except I disabled ipv6).
See #3 in "Steps to Reproduce"
I installed with Rawhide on a non VM the other day, so I expected it to be like
Created attachment 294156 [details]
Saved Exception Report
Same thing on VMware Server 1.0.4
It happens on all installs and is caused by the rescue mode encrypted device support
A fix for this should appear in tomorrow's tree.