Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74082
Unhandled exception while checking for bad blocks
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
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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):
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.
A copy of the dump in its entirety can be found at the URL above
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 ***
Okay, well it installed without the bad blocks check. What can I do to get rid
of the bad blocks?