Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65441
Installer crashed when formatting partitions
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:44 EDT
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Description of problem:
When manually formatting a drive anaconda crashes when it starts to format the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.during a graphical install, could not auto partition, selected manual.
2.defined the partitions, /boot, / and swap.
3.continued with install, when performing the format, anaconda crashed when it
reached the swap partition.
Actual Results: Recieved an 'unhandled exception' error message. (See
attached.) Install ended.
Expected Results: Should have finished the format and continued the install.
CPU: Cyrix 6x86L-PR200+
Drive: Maxtor 82100A4 2014MB
Created attachment 58366 [details]
Dump from anaconda crash during the drive format of the swap partition.
There are lots of errors in the log file which appear to be related to file i/o.
Have you tested your CDs?
Closing due to inactivty, please reopen if you have additional information to add.
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.