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Bug 65441 - Installer crashed when formatting partitions
Installer crashed when formatting partitions
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: 2002-05-24 01:07 EDT by Greg Nott
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:48:57 EST
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Dump from anaconda crash during the drive format of the swap partition. (55.32 KB, text/html)
2002-05-24 01:09 EDT, Greg Nott
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Description Greg Nott 2002-05-24 01:07:31 EDT
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Description of problem:
When manually formatting a drive anaconda crashes when it starts to format the 
swap partition.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

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.

Additional info:

System info:

CPU: Cyrix 6x86L-PR200+
Drive: Maxtor 82100A4 2014MB
Comment 1 Greg Nott 2002-05-24 01:09:07 EDT
Created attachment 58366 [details]
Dump from anaconda crash during the drive format of the swap partition.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-05-24 11:46:59 EDT
There are lots of errors in the log file which appear to be related to file i/o.

Have you tested your CDs?
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-07-15 12:52:17 EDT
Closing due to inactivty, please reopen if you have additional information to add.
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:48:57 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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