Bug 5477 - THIS IS FOR REDHAT 6.1: Setup hangs trying to mount NTFS partition as ext2
THIS IS FOR REDHAT 6.1: Setup hangs trying to mount NTFS partition as ext2
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5567
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-10-03 08:21 EDT by Gerben Roest
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:10 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-05 11:26:33 EDT
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Description Gerben Roest 1999-10-03 08:21:20 EDT
In the graphical install shell, I wanted to perform an
update of 6.0 to 6.1. While "checking for previous Red Hat
installations", setup tried to check or mount my
/dev/sdb6, which is an NTFS partition, and it said:

error mounting ext2 partition: invalid option.

After that, it hung. It did so even in expert mode.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrød 1999-10-05 07:48:59 EDT
PATCH:

--- /mnt/cdrom/misc/src/anaconda/balkan/dos.c   Sat Sep 11 17:47:28
1999
+++ dos.c       Tue Oct  5 13:34:16 1999
@@ -139,6 +139,7 @@

              case 0x7:
                table->parts[i].type = BALKAN_PART_NTFS;
+               break;

              case 0x83:
                table->parts[i].type = BALKAN_PART_EXT2;
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-05 11:26:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5567 ***

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