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 <email@example.com> 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