Bug 74344 - Cannot backup after chosing packages
Cannot backup after chosing packages
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-09-20 16:54 EDT by Shane Zatezalo
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-10 02:53:03 EST
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Description Shane Zatezalo 2002-09-20 16:54:38 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; Q312461; .NET 
CLR 1.0.3705)

Description of problem:
Custom install. Set parition/disk setup for total available of 4GB. Get to 
pick packages. Select everything. Continue. Alerted that !sufficient space. 
Then try to backup to the point where you can use fdisk/graphic tool to re-
partition. You cannot. It says something like "the partitions are active, you 
cannot go farther back"

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.install - custom
2.(re)partition drive to <needed disk space available for the install.
3.choose everything when asked what packages

Actual Results:  installation process must be aborted

Expected Results:  partition/drive setup can be re-arranged and installation 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-10 02:53:03 EST
Unfortunately, at this point we have swap turned on and swap cannot safely be
turned off (and without turning it off, we can't allow you to repartition)

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