Bug 46220 - Going back anf forward again from failed diskspace doesn't work
Going back anf forward again from failed diskspace doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-27 09:35 EDT by Phil Knirsch
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-13 18:21:15 EDT
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Description Phil Knirsch 2001-06-27 09:35:39 EDT
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Description of problem:
When i tried to install the beta1 i forgot to reformat my / partition.

When i got to the final installation i was informed that i hadn't sufficent
space on that partition (which was true as it still contained my old stuff).

So i hit the back button until i came back to the disk druid page, selected
/ to be formated and wanted to continue from there, but when i came to the
bootloader selection page the 'Next' button was disabled so i had to reboot
the machine.

I tried to go back right to the first screen to see if that would help, but
no go either...

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run installation
2.Do not format / on a previously used and pretty full / partition
3.Continue until you get the / partition too full during package installation
4. Go back to the disk druid page and select / to be formated
5. Try to go beyond the bootloader page

Actual Results:  Installation was not possible anymore due to disabled
'Next' button.

Expected Results:  The 'Next' button on the bootloader screen should not
have been disabled.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-07-06 12:40:31 EDT
I think we've fixed this - please retest when beta 2 comes out.
Comment 2 Stephen John Smoogen 2001-07-07 21:46:23 EDT
This may be similar to the fix.. or addition test case. I was told by installer 
that I didnt have enough disk space. I think I hit OK and the installer started 
going (I misread the error message I think and thought OK meant to fix the 

Then the installer cracked up with a message at the top that was only half 
printed (I think the rest was scrolled off and any button was not visible.) I 
switched to ALT-F3 or ALT-F4 and got the following message

The kernel was unable to re-read the partition table on /tmp/hda (Device or 
resource busy) Please reboot in order to .... (usual message)

the 32 was the last thing the installer would do.. so I had to reboot.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2001-07-09 22:28:45 EDT
Please retest with beta 2 - if it works please close the bug as 'RAWHIDE'.
Comment 4 Glen Foster 2001-07-13 18:21:10 EDT
This defect considered SHOULD-FIX for Fairfax gold-release.
Comment 5 Brent Fox 2001-07-25 12:45:58 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have more information.

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