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Bug 71591 - Anaconda crash when hard disk has bad blocks
Summary: Anaconda crash when hard disk has bad blocks
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 66181
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-15 14:36 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-08-15 14:37:52 UTC

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2002-08-15 14:37 UTC, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-15 14:36:01 UTC
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Description of problem:
I have this hard disk were i was trying to install RedHat that has bad blocks 
all over it. When i choose to format it during setup, in order to mark bad 
blocks as bad, then it will crash with an unhandled exception.
Otherwise, if i choose not to format it, i will get errors on whatever package 
written on it.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.New Install
3.Check for bad blocks when formating	

Additional info:

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-08-15 14:37:47 UTC
Created attachment 70845 [details]
bug dump

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-15 16:16:49 UTC
The bad blocks check currently will only identify if there are bad blocks, it
will not allow the marking of bad blocks.

The crash occurred because bad blocks were discovered and the exception was not
handled properly.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66181 ***

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