Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 67063
RH7.2 Server auto partitioning fails
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
Recieve error "Partitioning failed: Could not allocate partitions." After
selecting the "remove all partitions from this drive" option. Anacdump.txt
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot from install disk 1 and enter graphical install mode.
2.Accept system allocations for language,keyboard & mouse.
3.Select Server from "Install Type" screen.
4.Leave default "Have the Install automatically partition for you" button
selected on the Disk Partition Setup screen.
5.Select "Remove all partitions on this system" button and uncheck the Review
box on the Automatic Partitioning screen.
Actual Results: After clearing the warning about losing all data on the drive
I recieve the error: Could not allocate partitions: Partitioning failed: Could
not allocate partitions. After clearing this box I am awarded the oppertunity
to save the dump file taht is attached and reboot the system.
Expected Results: Allocate disk partitions and continue with the OS install.
Created attachment 61684 [details]
Your autopartition failed and you didn't review the results. This is fixed in
the anaconda update disk at:
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58616 ***