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Bug 7177 - ftp install problem
ftp install problem
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-11-20 08:42 EST by csschwe
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-22 13:21:23 EST
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Description csschwe 1999-11-20 08:42:27 EST
I found that when doing an ftp install the install would fail if I did not
change the partition information.

I had a box setup and decided to install over the top of the partitions on
it without changing them and only do a format.   Well the installer did
error out.

I then went back and deleted the partitions and added them back during the
Red Hat ftp install and everything worked fine.

I have not had a chance to test this again so it may have been a
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-11-22 13:21:59 EST
I am betting it was a coincidense.  We frequently install machines using the ftp
install method without reassigning partitions and have no problems like what you
describe.  Reopen this bug if you are able to reproduce the error.

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