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Bug#335947: reiserfs creation in partition #1 of SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sda) failed

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
>  The syslog for the installation shows the following error:
>  mkfs.reiserfs 3.6.19 (2003 www.namesys.com)
>  mkfs.reiserfs: strtol is unable to make an integer of /dev/sda1
>  The installer calls mkfs.reiserfs as follows:
>    mkfs.reiserfs $do_label -f -q /dev/sda1
>  where $do_label should have been empty.

I manually executed with success on VT2 this:
# mkfs.reiserfs /dev/sda1

I didn't leave an EMPTY label, instead I requested "Debian GNU/Linux". Maybe
this is the problem.

>  I can see nothing wrong with that command and can also not reproduce the
>  error (at least not using /dev/hda1). Yours is also the first report of
>  this issue.

Yes, this is a first. I've never got this before. (this is a 64-bit X2

>  If we want to pursue this issue, we'll need some additional information.

I'll try to run it with another HDD because I don't want to reinstall
everything again.

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