Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439550
Live CD installer crashes on NTFS resize
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:36 EDT
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 9 beta i686
live CD KDE
How reproducible: every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot live CD
2. In KDE, select Install to hard drive
3. modify default partition layout (currently have a 100gb drive with 1 NTFS
3. Attempt to resize 100gb NTFS partition to 40 gb and install Fedora to
remaining free space
4. crash caught by the execption handler
crash, either save crash results or exit installer
resize existing NTFS partition and install to free space
Additional info: I manually removed the NTFS partition and reformatted as ext3.
Did the exact same (resize current partition to 40gb and installed in free
space) and install worked.
Please attach the traceback to this bug report.
Created attachment 299611 [details]
recreated by reformating harddrive with mkfs.ntfs
I fixed this on Friday; thanks for the report.