Bug 68544 - install fail / grub fail after RH7.3 install on small Hard disk <=2GB.
install fail / grub fail after RH7.3 install on small Hard disk <=2GB.
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: 2002-07-10 21:56 EDT by jamie birse
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:13 EST
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Description jamie birse 2002-07-10 21:56:35 EDT
Description of Problem:
when installing RH7.3 on a machine with a 1.6GB or 2GB hard disk the auto fdisk 
fails when previous fat32 partitions. if individual packages are chosen the 
install fails with a dirty media filemissing not enough space message. if 
default packages chosen install suceeds but on reboot Grub hangs if in /boot or 
no os found if in mbr. the same machine with a 6GB HD works fine with any 
install options.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. just put a 1.6GB or 2GB hard disk in a machine
2. install redhat 7.3.
3. reboot.

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Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-07-23 12:57:19 EDT
How much software are you choosing to install. It appears you may need to
install less.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-23 11:51:46 EDT
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have information to add to the
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:13 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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