Bug 55896 - Installer crashed after formatting partitions
Summary: Installer crashed after formatting partitions
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-11-08 14:35 UTC by Tryg Anderson
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-08 16:55:36 UTC


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data written to floppy by install program (52.08 KB, text/plain)
2001-11-08 14:36 UTC, Tryg Anderson
no flags Details

Description Tryg Anderson 2001-11-08 14:35:22 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98)

Description of problem:
Installing on Compaq Deskpro - install crashes right after formatting of 
partitios is complete

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot 7.2 install from CD
2.select server install and manual partition
3.select web and samba server

	

Actual Results:  install crashes after formating of partitions

Expected Results:  install should have run to completion

Additional info:

I will attach the crash data written to floppy

Comment 1 Tryg Anderson 2001-11-08 14:36:24 UTC
Created attachment 36861 [details]
data written to floppy by install program

Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-11-08 16:55:30 UTC
The kernel is having trouble communicating with the hard drive.  

<4>hda: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hda: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }
<4>hda: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hda: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }
<4>hda: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hda: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }
<4>hda: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hda: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }

Try booting with 'linux ide=nodma'.  Does that help?

Comment 3 Tryg Anderson 2001-11-08 18:04:50 UTC
yes, the install was able to continue and finished

Comment 4 Brent Fox 2001-11-08 21:17:01 UTC
Ok.


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