Bug 7540 - Update crash -> cannot mount
Summary: Update crash -> cannot mount
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-12-03 14:45 UTC by Wouter Dhondt
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:39 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-12-03 15:30:45 UTC


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Description Wouter Dhondt 1999-12-03 14:45:52 UTC
I have Windows NT installed on a first partition. On a second partition
(HDA5) i installed Linux 6.1 without any problems. Afterwarts i chose to
upgrade, so that some new components could be installed, and the
installation program hanged after i chose upgrade. I think the upgrade is
trying to mount the wrong partition for the upgrade. Both text and GUI
have the same result.

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-12-03 15:30:59 UTC
This is a known bug with the installer trying to mount the NTFS partitions that
you have as ext2, which is not a good thing (tm).  You will need to download and
make use of the latest boot images on support.redhat.com/errata, as well as the
updates disk which is there as well.  This will allow you to perform the
upgrade.

Comment 2 Wouter Dhondt 1999-12-03 16:12:59 UTC
OK, thanks for helping ne out.


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