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Bug 71597 - 7.3 anaconda fails on install
Summary: 7.3 anaconda fails on install
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 66181
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-15 15:11 UTC by Salina Chu
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2002-08-15 15:14:12 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
anaconda trace back (deleted)
2002-08-15 15:14 UTC, Salina Chu
no flags Details

Description Salina Chu 2002-08-15 15:11:24 UTC
Description of Problem: anaconda fails installing 7.3

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): RedHat7.3

How Reproducible: happened 3 times 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to install RedHat 7.3 on PC 300 PL model 6862-S5U
2. asked to check bad blocks
3. anaconda fails 

Actual Results: install fails

Expected Results: install succeed

Additional Information:saved anacdump.txt on floppy, will attach file to bug 
report.   Machine installed if I choose smaller partitions.

Comment 1 Salina Chu 2002-08-15 15:14:08 UTC
Created attachment 70864 [details]
anaconda trace back

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-15 16:21:37 UTC
Bad blocks were found during the check, which caused an exception in anaconda.

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

Comment 3 Salina Chu 2002-08-15 16:34:47 UTC
I thought the idea of checking for bad blocks is to be able to mark them "offline"  and not use them.
Anaconda should not fail because the block number is "out of bound" ?

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