Bug during the installation

Wong Kwok-hon kwokhon at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 18:11:52 UTC 2004

On Sat, 13 Nov 2004 17:41:34 +0100, pattume.puzzolente
<pattume.puzzolente at libero.it> wrote:
> I can't install Fedora Core 3 because I've a bug. This start to happen when I
> choose the language for my keyboard and last for all the pre-installation.
> This is the prompt I have:
> Assertion (heads < 256) at disk_dos.c:486 in function probe_partition_for_geom()
> failed.
> Ignore Cancel
> Either if I press Ignore or Cancel I can go on with the pre-installation (make
> partition, choose packets) but when I start the real installation, it says me
> that a bug occured and I can't proceed.
> Then it tolds me to copy the bug text, or save in a disk the crash dump. Then I
> have to reboot.
> Can you help me?

I have same problem but installation complete finally  but failed to
run the system setting program...

May be the installation program is not like FC2 because I haven't such
problem in FC2 installation.

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