Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 442365
liveinst crashes when installing from usb flash drive
Last modified: 2008-06-10 21:52:03 EDT
Description of problem:
While installing from a CD is working fine, liveinst crashes in the middle of
an installation if I've booted from an usb flash drive.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Full package list:
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from usb flash drive
2. Use liveinst
3. Configure the installation
Installation is crashing while copying the image
All is working fine
1. Installation is inside a running KDE4 if that matters.
2. I have no LVM on my machine and done a custom partitioning (also without
Created attachment 302353 [details]
Saved crash log from anaconda
There's an error reading from the device -- were there any read errors from the
kernel in /var/log/messages?
(In reply to comment #2)
> There's an error reading from the device -- were there any read errors from
> kernel in /var/log/messages?
I've tried another installation and - indeed - there are lots of squashfs
errors. So I've compared the md5sum of squashfs.img from the iso and the flash
drive - it differs. I've copied squashfs.img several times to the drive
without luck. So I assume my flash drive is broken and I close this as
*** Bug 443158 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 450793 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***