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Bug 7540 - Update crash -> cannot mount
Summary: Update crash -> cannot mount
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-12-03 14:45 UTC by Wouter Dhondt
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:39 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-12-03 15:30:45 UTC

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Description Wouter Dhondt 1999-12-03 14:45:52 UTC
I have Windows NT installed on a first partition. On a second partition
(HDA5) i installed Linux 6.1 without any problems. Afterwarts i chose to
upgrade, so that some new components could be installed, and the
installation program hanged after i chose upgrade. I think the upgrade is
trying to mount the wrong partition for the upgrade. Both text and GUI
have the same result.

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-12-03 15:30:59 UTC
This is a known bug with the installer trying to mount the NTFS partitions that
you have as ext2, which is not a good thing (tm).  You will need to download and
make use of the latest boot images on, as well as the
updates disk which is there as well.  This will allow you to perform the

Comment 2 Wouter Dhondt 1999-12-03 16:12:59 UTC
OK, thanks for helping ne out.

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