Bug 74082 - Unhandled exception while checking for bad blocks
Summary: Unhandled exception while checking for bad blocks
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 66181
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~tstein/ana...
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Reported: 2002-09-15 08:04 UTC by tstein
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-15 08:04:56 UTC
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Description tstein 2002-09-15 08:04:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
The installer has an unhandled exception while checking for bad blocks. It 
occurred about halfway through the check on one of the partitions.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run installer
2. choose partitions
3. choose packages
4. wait for bad blocks check

Actual Results:  A window showed the exception and offered me the chance to 
save the dump to a floppy.

Expected Results:  The installer should've continued.

Additional info:

A copy of the dump in its entirety can be found at the URL above 

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-09-16 17:13:16 UTC
This means that bad blocks were detected and the installer did not handle the

The drive appears to have failed the bad blocks test.

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

Comment 2 tstein 2002-09-16 17:14:43 UTC
Okay, well it installed without the bad blocks check. What can I do to get rid 
of the bad blocks?

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