Bug 66757 - Installation stopped during checking for bad blocks
Installation stopped during checking for bad blocks
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 66181
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-06-15 12:52 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-17 17:28:38 EDT
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2002-06-15 12:53 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2002-06-15 12:52:11 EDT
Description of Problem: Install stopped during checking for bad blocks on hdb, 
manually partitioned using disk druid. Step by step as i remember it - 
English - 105 key keyboard, UK layout, dead keys enabled - 2 button generic 
serial mouse,ttys0, emulate 3 button - install, workstation - manual using 
disk druid - delete all existing partitions, create 150mb swap partition at 
start of drive, then rest as ext3, mount point /,check for bad blocks - LILO, 
hda boot record, 'linux' as default boot - using default firewall - KDE and 
Games selected - cirrus logic 5446 gfx card, with x - root password sepcified, 
and one user created - (dont think there was anything else)

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

How Reproducible: Use spec of pc below and run install from cd-rom drive 
installing to hdb 

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual Results: Bugzilla crash report, failed install

Expected Results: hoped for complete install! Lol

Additional Information: 

P166 MMX genuine pentium
4x Matshita cd-rom drive
2GB hda - windows 98SE (one 2GB partition)
1.6GB hdb - (hope for...) Red Hat Linux 7.3 150MB swap, rest ext3 with mount 
point /
1/2MB Cirrus logic 5446 gfx 
OPTi audio sound card
Generic serial 2-button mouse
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-06-15 12:53:38 EDT
Created attachment 61044 [details]
Output of error
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-17 12:31:59 EDT
A workaround is to skip the bad blocks check.
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2002-06-17 15:45:00 EDT
Skipping the bad blocks check means that when it comes to formatting hdb, the 
installation hangs after none or the first part of the progress bar having 
been completed with the hdd LED permanently on. The system in unresponsive to 
any key combinations and has to be terminated via the reset button on the 
front of the pc. Can you help with this problem?
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-17 17:28:32 EDT
This error occurs when the badblocks command detects bad blocks on the system. 
The traceback occurred because the output from the badblocks command has
changed, fooling our parser.

If you get this traceback it means you have bad blocks on the drive it was testing.

In the future an error dialog will be presented saying bad blocks have been
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-17 17:32:13 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66181 ***
Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-20 12:38:25 EST
Time tracking values updated

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