Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 47756
Error Mounting Image During HTTP Install
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:34:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
Could not mount image during HTTP install. No ability to go back. No
message to debug with.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. During HTTP install, download runtime image.
2. Image download corrupt or incomplete? No idea.
Error mounting /dev/loop0 on
/mnt/runtime (Invalid argument)
This shouldn't happen, and I'm
rebooting your system now.
Expected Results: I'm not sure what caused this. There was not enough
information to figure out if it was a bad image download or what.
It would be great to be able to go back, retry or even re-select a
different install method.
At the very least we can hopefully get some error message indcating what is
Maybe an MD5 check of the image after the download will help?
Did it work when you retried?
Yes, but it required a reboot.
It may be more of a RFE but it would be nice to go back to retry the download
(or even select a new download method rather than getting to a dead end and
having to start over.
Unfortunately, once we get to that point, going back and retrying is hard (we'd
have to do more magic with the ramdisk as far as reinitializing is concerned and