Bug 49617 - RFE: kickstart: if not enough space for partition, graceful error message
RFE: kickstart: if not enough space for partition, graceful error message
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-21 13:21 EDT by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-21 13:23:51 EDT
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traceback (8.27 KB, text/plain)
2001-07-21 13:22 EDT, Pekka Savola
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slightly modified ks.cfg; the disk was 4.3 GB big. (667 bytes, text/plain)
2001-07-21 13:23 EDT, Pekka Savola
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Description Pekka Savola 2001-07-21 13:21:52 EDT
beta2 with updates disk, bootnet kickstart.

if you have specified too long partitions, so that they don't fit on your
disk, you get a message:

Could not allocated <sic> requested partitions: Partitioning failed.  Could
not
allocate partitions.

Hitting enter generates a traceback.

Perhaps the kickstart code should check for minimal space requirements
first?
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2001-07-21 13:22:48 EDT
Created attachment 24427 [details]
traceback
Comment 2 Pekka Savola 2001-07-21 13:23:47 EDT
Created attachment 24428 [details]
slightly modified ks.cfg; the disk was 4.3 GB big.
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2001-07-21 23:34:22 EDT
Changed so that partitioning errors in kickstart are fatal as that's more inline
with the way that kickstart has always worked (and partitioning warnings don't 
pop up dialog boxes now either)

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