Bug 58198 - Install fails if user has to shrink number of packages installed
Install fails if user has to shrink number of packages installed
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-01-10 17:39 EST by Bill Peck
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 Bill Peck 2002-01-10 17:39:16 EST
Description of Problem:

Choose too many packages to install and anaconda catches this during the
"preparing to install" phase.  If you go back to correct the problem by choosing
fewer files then when the install is done the reboot will fail because no disks
will be mounted I believe.
fstab will end up with entries like:
LABEL=/1                 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1
LABEL=/boot1             /boot                   ext3    defaults        1 2
It seems to me that some procedure is being repeated and it shouldn't

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How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. choose a larger package base than what will fit on your drive
2. after it complains that it won't fit go back and reduce the number of packages
3. install will finish (making boot floppy will fail, says it kind find root
drive in fstab) and after reboot system will not come up.

Actual Results:
devices get appended a 1 after there names. 

Expected Results:

To recognise the difference between disks that existed before the install and
disks that were created during the install.  These disks shouldn't have a 1
appended to them

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-03-26 12:30:25 EST
Deferring to future release.
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:48:19 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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