disk_dos.c error during install of FC3

Wong Kwok-hon kwokhon at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 08:36:17 UTC 2004


On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 18:24:29 +1000, Michael D. Setzer II
<mikes at kuentos.guam.net> wrote:
> I have run into a problem with the upgrade of machines with FC2 to
> FC3. It gives an error about the number of head and then sectors.
> The errors are listed as occurring in disk_dos.c on lines 480 and
> then 485. I found a bug list on this, that says resolved, but says its a
> duplicate of another error. Going back thru the duplicates, it
> eventually comes to the original error report, that is still open. The
> only option they list in this message is an update diskette, and doing
> the linux update with the diskette only moves the lines to 491 and
> 496 of the disk_dos.c.
> 
> I have a lab of 20 computers that currently have 98, XP, and Linux
> Fedora Core 2. (Also had Core 1 before and Red Hat 9).
> 
> Thanks.

I have got this error before and then I just reply cancel then will
continue the installation program.

Ringo




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