[CentOS] Oddity with CentOS 6.4 instasll

Sat Jun 22 14:36:32 UTC 2013
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 11:09:27AM -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:

Ok, to answer my own post.

In a nutshell, 

Tried to install CentOS 6.4 on two different machines and it would fail at
examining basic storage--usually crashing, sometimes just hanging.  CentOS
6.3 didn't have the problem.

After a great deal of googling and thinking, I realized the difference
between the time I'd successfully installed 6.4 on the laptop and failed to
do so was changing the filesystem of a Fedora install that shared the test

If I use BTRFS on the Fedora system, the CentOS system won't install.  If
Fedora is using ext4, it installs as expected.  Interesting that this is a
regression on RH's part (I say RH because I had the same results with
Scientific Linux, and regression because the issue doesn't occur in CentOS
6.3)  The failure comes early, at examining basic storage.

So, I realize it's a fairly unusual case, but figured I'd put it here for

Scott Robbins
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