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Re: anaconda crash, obviously invalid disk config



On Thu, 2013-06-27 at 10:28 -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=969684
> 
> 
> This bug is sortof a mess in terms of comments because the crash can
> be triggered with multiple boot loader install failure causes. But the
> consistently triggerable ones are LDM partition scheme (which grub2
> doesn't support at all apparently) and a disk without an MBR gap.
> 
> 
> So technically it's a release blocking bug because it's an obviously
> invalid layout, and anaconda crashes. But at the same time: a.) both
> are rare cases, with LDM being more common; b.) we're an inch from
> release so a fix would add more risk than benefit; c.) no prior
> anaconda could make such a system bootable, although F17's anaconda
> doesn't crash. The crash itself is a regression.

Thanks. I think the best way to avoid needless criterion ju-jitsu with
this one is just not to propose it. ;) I agree with your assessment.
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