Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 71597
7.3 anaconda fails on install
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:33 EDT
Description of Problem: anaconda fails installing 7.3
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): RedHat7.3
How Reproducible: happened 3 times
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to install RedHat 7.3 on PC 300 PL model 6862-S5U
2. asked to check bad blocks
3. anaconda fails
Actual Results: install fails
Expected Results: install succeed
Additional Information:saved anacdump.txt on floppy, will attach file to bug
report. Machine installed if I choose smaller partitions.
Created attachment 70864 [details]
anaconda trace back
Bad blocks were found during the check, which caused an exception in anaconda.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66181 ***
I thought the idea of checking for bad blocks is to be able to mark them "offline" and not use them.
Anaconda should not fail because the block number is "out of bound" ?