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Bug 78126 - Installer crashed after doing a LBA compatible
Summary: Installer crashed after doing a LBA compatible
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-19 09:48 UTC by Alex
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2003-01-03 05:02:17 UTC

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2002-11-19 09:49 UTC, Alex
no flags Details

Description Alex 2002-11-19 09:48:26 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
trying to configure partitions manually

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start Linux 7.3 installation
2.on the partitions program configuration screen message box requests
to make the HD LBA compatible, so I did, and it deleted all partitions back to select the partitions configuration program the second option (not auto, and not fdisk)
5.installation crash, output(in attachment)

Actual Results:  halt, reboot requested

Expected Results:  continue setting up partitions

Additional info:

Comment 1 Alex 2002-11-19 09:49:24 UTC
Created attachment 85544 [details]

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-11-19 19:52:18 UTC
What did you initially select as your partitioning method (auto, disk druid, or

Comment 3 Alex 2002-11-20 06:46:34 UTC
disk druid

Comment 4 Alex 2002-11-24 11:45:30 UTC
this computer was already dual booting Win98 + Win2000, and I wanted to
install Redhat Linux on it as well.

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-03 05:02:17 UTC
Looks fixed in CVS (and in 8.0 for that matter) by making sure that we always go
through a partitioning screen sanely.

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