Bug 486504 - Incorrect "First sector of boot partition" path
Incorrect "First sector of boot partition" path
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-02-19 21:42 EST by Evan McNabb
Modified: 2009-02-25 17:46 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-02-25 17:46:18 EST
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Output from anaconda unhandled exception (46.51 KB, text/plain)
2009-02-21 13:35 EST, Joachim Frieben
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Description Evan McNabb 2009-02-19 21:42:42 EST
Description of problem:

On the "Boot loader device" screen, the "First sector of the boot partition" path is incorrectly displayed. For example:

* Master Boot Record (MBR) - /dev/sda
* First sector of boot partition - /dev/<fsset.PartitionDevice instance at 0x7fa44b197f38>

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How reproducible:
Every time, multiple systems

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1. Start install, try to change boot loader
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Comment 1 Joachim Frieben 2009-02-21 13:35:28 EST
Created attachment 332826 [details]
Output from anaconda unhandled exception

The same happens here an an x86_64 system. I have an ext3 boot partition to which I usually write the boot sector. Current "rawhide" falls flat on its face, unfortunately -after- formatting the system partitions :o(

- anaconda-
- booty-0.108-1.fc11.noarch
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2009-02-25 17:46:18 EST
This should be fixed in the next build of anaconda.  Thanks for the bug report.

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