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Re: kickstart partitioning on roswell



On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, Jure Pecar wrote:

>
> Hi list,
>
> I have a problem convincing roswell to create partitions. I'm playing with
> the partitioning related options, that vary from
>
> zerombr yes
> clearpart --all --initlabel
> part /boot --start=1 --end=9 --fstype ext3
> part swap --size 512
> part / --grow --fstype ext3
>
> to as simple as
>
> part /boot --size 32
> part swap --size 512
> part / --grow
>
> and i always get the same error:
>
> Could not allocate requested partitions:
> Partitioning failed: Could not allocate partitions.
> Pres OK to reboot your system.
>
> There is a warning at the F4 console mentioning unknown partition table on
> hda, when the disk is empty, which seems OK to me.
>
> When I make partitions manually and remove all --size and --grow options,
> anaconda bombs out with 'TypeError: number coercion failed'. Full
> anacdump.txt attached.
>
>
> Is this a bug? Shall I add it into bugzilla? Under which section?
> Or I'm doing something wrong? If so, what?
>
> Thanks for answers,
>
> --
>
> Jure Pecar

Partitioning worked OK for me, though it will erase all partitions --- not
just linux partitions --- in Roswell-2 if 'clearpart --linux' is used.

Bugzilla reports for kickstart are reported against the 'anaconda' package.

Tony





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