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Re: BUG: Parted crash during kernel upgrade

From: Brian C. Lane
Subject: Re: BUG: Parted crash during kernel upgrade
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:54:32 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 10:52:08PM -0800, David Whelan wrote:
> I am running KDE Pclinuxos on a live usb stick.  When attempting to upgrade 
> the kernel I received this at the beginning of the process:
> While installing package kernel-
> A bug has been detected in GNU Parted.  Refer to the web site of parted
> http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/parted.html for more information of what
> could be useful for bug submitting!  Please email a bug report to
> address@hidden containing at least the version (2.3) and the following
> message:  Assertion (head_size <= 63) at dos.c:661 in function
> probe_partition_for_geom() failed.
This is fixed in parted v2.4, or you can fix it by re-partitioning the
device using parted. Usually this is an issue with factory USB sticks
that have not been re-partitioned.

Brian C. Lane | Anaconda Team | IRC: bcl #anaconda | Port Orchard, WA (PST8PDT)

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