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Bug 82771

Summary: Install crashes during paritioning
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ed Smith <esmit59>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Anaconda dump during disk partitioning none

Description Ed Smith 2003-01-26 05:09:00 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98; AT&T CSM6.0; T312461)

Description of problem:
The install crashes and I get an anaconda dump on a floppy.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from floopy
2.answer english to both language questions
3.answer usb microsoft mouse any partition option, results in crash

Actual Results:  I get a stack trace in a window, which I saved to a floppy.

Expected Results:  It should partition the disk.

Additional info:

I have a dump on a floppy, but it is 50+ kb.

Comment 1 Ed Smith 2003-01-26 05:12:38 UTC
Created attachment 89604 [details]
Anaconda dump during disk partitioning

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-27 17:15:40 UTC
Hmmm the error log has lots of kernel errors - passing to kernel.

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:27 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: