Bug 58137 - Boot floppy not verified after creation
Boot floppy not verified after creation
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-01-09 12:10 EST by David Balažic
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:48:19 EST
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Description David Balažic 2002-01-09 12:10:35 EST
Description of Problem:

If a boot floppy is made during installation ( I did it from CD, TUI ),
it is not verified. If it has some bad sectors, for example, then the
user gets no error report, but later when trying to boot with the
floppy, it will fail.

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How Reproducible:

With a broken floppy ( or large amount of bad luck )

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a boot floppy during installation on a broken floppy
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Actual Results:

The installation continues as if everything is OK.

Expected Results:

A message telling that the boot flopy creation failed and an offer
to create another should be displayed.

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-01-15 14:34:10 EST
Marked for consideration for a future release... of course, even if the floppy
is good when you make it, that doesn't mean it will be fine when you try to use
it :(
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-03-26 12:29:36 EST
Deferring to future release.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:48:19 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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