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Bug 66140

Summary: System will not boot
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <iamhere8534>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 7.0   
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:01 EST Type: ---
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Description Need Real Name 2002-06-05 07:47:39 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
The system hangs at boot up. It tries to load but the it never finishes 
booting. I was prompted to record the problem on a floppy, which I did, but 
there seems to be no way at this site to up load the information on the floppy.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Attempt to boot up

Actual Results:  Systems Hangs and tries to load some files into a different 

Expected Results:  Graphic desktop

Additional info:

This information if from a floppy disk that I was prompted to create during the 
boot up.

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 20, 
in run
    rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1480, in 
    if self.method.systemMounted (self.fstab, self.instPath, 
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 46, in 
    self.loopbackFile = mntPoint + fstab.filesystemSpace(mntPoint)[0][0] + \
IndexError: list index out of range

Local variables in innermost frame:
fstab: <fstab.GuiFstab instance at 820dcb0>
mntPoint: /mnt/sysimage
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libs, XFree86, XFree86-100dpi-fonts, XFree86-75dpi-fonts, XFree86-FBDev, 
XFree86-ISO8859-2, XFree86-ISO8859-2-100dpi-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-2-75dpi-
fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-2-Type1-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-7, XFree86-ISO8859-7-
100dpi-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-7-75dpi-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-7-Type1-fonts, 
XFree86-ISO8859-9, XFree86-ISO8859-9-100dpi-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-9-75dpi-
fonts, XFree86-KOI8-R, XFree86-KOI8-R-100dpi-fonts, XFree86-KOI8-R-75dpi-fonts, 
XFree86-SVGA, XFree86-V4L, XFree86-Xnest, XFree86-Xvfb, XFree86-cyrillic-fonts, 
XFree86-devel, XFree86-doc, XFree86-libs, XFree86-tools, XFree86-twm, XFree86-
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self: <image.CdromInstallMethod instance at 8498a30>
p: aspell-eo
changeloop: 1

ToDo object:

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-06 12:40:17 EDT
Could you attach your /etc/fstab please?
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-07-15 12:54:44 EDT
Closing due to inactivty, please reopen if you have additional information to add.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:01 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.