Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 598408
Installer hangs up when disk contains BSD partition table
Last modified: 2011-06-27 13:14:49 EDT
Description of problem:
While installing via DVD on a disk containing a FreeBSD Partition Table the Installer hangs up while detecting disks and partitions.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC13 DVD X86_64
Create BSD Partition Table on Disk and try to install FC13 on it.
Workaround is to create an empty DOS partition table via fdisk and restart the installation process.
How does the machine hang? Is it responsive to ctrl-alt-f2? If so, can you grab /tmp/syslog and /tmp/anaconda.log and attach them to this bug report? Are there any errors present on tty1? Is there a /tmp/anaconda-tb-* file?
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