Bug 85834 - Crash while partitioning
Crash while partitioning
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-03-08 15:49 EST by Theocharis Athanasakis
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-12 12:25:54 EST
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The debug information by anaconda. (1.31 KB, text/plain)
2003-03-08 15:52 EST, Theocharis Athanasakis
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Description Theocharis Athanasakis 2003-03-08 15:49:47 EST
Description of problem:
While installing Red Hat 8.0, in text mode and trying to partition hard drive 
the installer crashes.

How reproducible:
Unknown.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to install Red Hat 8.0 from a CD-ROM in text mode.
2. On the "Disk Partitioning Setup" step, select Disk Druid.
3. In the dialog I select to delete the existing FAT partition.
4. Then I try to create a new one
    
Actual results:
The installer crashes and drives the system to a normal shutdown procedure.
Comment 1 Theocharis Athanasakis 2003-03-08 15:52:02 EST
Created attachment 90530 [details]
The debug information by anaconda.
Comment 2 Theocharis Athanasakis 2003-03-08 15:59:10 EST
Comment on attachment 90530 [details]
The debug information by anaconda.

Exactly the same debug information is being returned while trying to initiate
Disk Druid.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2003-03-10 17:19:34 EST
I could not reproduce this issue - what did the original partition table look like?
Comment 4 Theocharis Athanasakis 2003-03-10 18:41:17 EST
I think this might be caused by a crashed hard disk...
The partition table is just a "primary DOS partition" (FAT32).

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