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Bug 87947 - found bad blocks halts install
Summary: found bad blocks halts install
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-04-03 22:24 UTC by Richard Henderson
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-04-04 19:33:24 UTC

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Description Richard Henderson 2003-04-03 22:24:59 UTC
If you choose to search for bad blocks on a particion, and bad blocks are
found, we no longer pass the list of bad blocks to mkfs as we used to do.
Instead the installer offers to let me reboot.  Not Friendly.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-04-04 19:33:24 UTC
We have never passed the list of badblocks to mkfs, which is why I'm removing
badblocks checking completely in future releases. This is not seen as an
interesting feature to sustain.

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