Bug 61444 - Error while trying to initialize swap
Error while trying to initialize swap
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 61053
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-19 15:25 EST by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-21 10:50:34 EST
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Description Issue Tracker 2002-03-19 15:25:13 EST
Description of Problem:
During install 8.0 Beta 1 (Hampton) and 7.3 beta 2 an error message reports:

An error occurred trying to initialize swap on device /dev/ida/c0d0p3. This
error is serious and the install cannot continue. Press enter to reboot.

This happened whether the partitions were automatically created or manually
created using disk druid.

System: DL760
Mem: 5GB
Boot controller: Integrated Array
Root disk: 18GB RAID0

Partitions created manually using disk druid:

/boot /dev/ida/c0d0p1 500M
/ /dev/ida/c0d0p2 14000M
/swap /dev/ida/c0d0p3 2048M
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-03-21 10:50:29 EST
We've assigned this to an engineer.
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2002-03-21 11:00:22 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 61053 ***

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