Bug 69748 - Unhandled Exception -- fsset.py, in badblocksDevice
Unhandled Exception -- fsset.py, in badblocksDevice
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 66181
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-07-24 18:32 EDT by facility
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-24 18:33:07 EDT
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Crash dump from Anaconda (57.48 KB, text/plain)
2002-07-24 18:33 EDT, facility
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Description facility 2002-07-24 18:32:06 EDT
When formatting with bad block check, installer crashes with debug info near the
very end of the format of the last partition.  First 2 non-swap partitions
format fine.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Redhat 7.3 Anaconda.  Whatever was on the CDROM.  I don't know
where the version number is listed.

How Reproducible: Every time

1.Buy Wal-Mart computer. :)
2.Partitiion into 32M/512M/4G/25G
3.Format all partitions (ext3) checking for bad blocks

Actual Results:

Installer crashes with debug info near the very end of the format of the last
partition.  First 2 non-swap partitions format fine.
End of traceback looks like this.

  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 210, in badblocksDevice
    l = string.split(num, '/')
TypeError: argument 1: expected read-only character buffer, int found


Expected Results:

All partitions format with bad block check; and installer continues.


NOTE: attachment of Full crash dump will follow.

Additional Information:
Comment 1 facility 2002-07-24 18:33:02 EDT
Created attachment 66904 [details]
Crash dump from Anaconda
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-02 14:52:12 EDT
Bad blocks were detected and the installer crashed handling the exception.
You'll have to consider if you want to use the drive considering it failed the test.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66181 ***

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