Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 441083
Installer fails with or without a swap partition
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:36 EDT
Description of problem:
Cannot install to hard-disk from Live CD
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select Create Custom partition
2. Select Partition to be formatted and mounted. Try without and with defining a
3. Click Next
Error message saying that swap partition not defined OR problem formatting swap
Installer should not depend on the existence of a swap partition. There must be
another way (swapfile, etc) to install without a separate partition for swap.
You can definitely do an install without a swap -- we warn you and suggest that
you create one, but it shouldn't fail/crash. How are you seeing it fail?
I just attempted this partitioning scheme, and it works fine.
Since there are insufficient details provided in this report for us to
investigate the issue further, and we have not received feedback to the
information we have requested above, we will assume the problem was not
reproducible, or has been fixed in one of the updates we have released for the
Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the latest
update of their distribution, and if this issue turns out to still be
reproducible in the latest update, please reopen this bug with additional
Closing as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.