Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 735790
Can't install over serial console
Last modified: 2011-09-05 08:42:39 EDT
Description of problem:
I installed F16 Beta TC1 over serial console. On the disk there was already an installation of F16. At the beginning of the installation I received message "Can't upgrade your system, it's probably too old. (Fedora 16 on lv-root)". At the partition step I chose "Use entire drive". However, immediately after confirming I get this error message:
Welcome to Fedora for i686
┌──┤ Automatic Partitioning Errors ├──┐
│ The following errors occurred with │
│ your partitioning: │
│ you have not created a bootloader │
│ stage1 target device │
│ This can happen if there is not │
│ enough space on your hard drive(s) │
│ for the installation. │
│ Press 'OK' to choose a different │
│ partitioning option. │
│ ┌────┐ │
│ │ OK │ │
│ └────┘ │
<Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen
The same happens for "Replace existing Linux system" option.
However if I run standard graphical installation, I can re-install the system with the same options just fine.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F16 using defaults
2. Try to re-install F16 using serial console
3. Partitioning step fails
Created attachment 521488 [details]
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Created attachment 521490 [details]
Proposing as Beta blocker, even though we currently miss any criteria talking about serial console.
I want to change my testimony. I just tried to install to a clean harddisk and it's the same situation. You can't get past that error message.
This is the same error as bug 734861. Closing as a dup.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 734861 ***