Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 624513
F14 RC4: fdisk (or the gui frontend) dies just prior to actually formatting a partition.
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:06:27 EDT
Description of problem:
Basic summary: I have highly partitioned hard drives on all my boxes, and on two with a scheme of sda1 for a stable F13 install (NO format), sda2 for /home (NO format), sda3 for F13 testing, sda4 for F14, and sda5 for swap, the Fdisk failed when I told it to use sda4 for / (format ext4), sda2 for /home (ext4, no format), sda5 for swap (I format this by default with all test installs). Fdisk will not make it to formatting anything, and displays an error message.
Anaconda's error output to follow as soon as I can find the file (bad memory strikes again)
Every time on my two boxes with the above pre-existing partition scheme
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install from RC4 DVD with nouveau enabled, noapic as an added kernel arg
2. Go through install until reach fdisk's frontend
3. Set up partitioning as above.
Just after OKing changes to HD, it crashes, bringing up an error dump (to be attached)
Format the appropriate partitions, continue with installation.
Please attach /tmp/anaconda-tb-* to this bug report. Note that anaconda does not use fdisk for anything. We use parted underneath.
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