Bug 76306

Summary: SystemError: (2, 'nosuch file or directory') Installer hangs
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Brian <crusher4021>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Michael Fulbright <msf>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 8.0   
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Hardware: athlon   
OS: Linux   
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Description Brian 2002-10-19 17:10:49 UTC
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Description of problem:
After X Starts up fine these commands happen next.

Traceback (most recent calls):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 639, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 420, in makeDriveDeviceNodes
    Isys.makeDevInode( Drive, "/dev/%s" % (Drive))
  File "/usr/lib/isys.py", line 265, in makeDevInode
    _isys.makeDevInode (name,fn)
SystemError: (2, 'nosuch file or directory')

Then system shutsdown 

I tried the linux noprobe and ended up with the same eror at the same point.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install burned cd and boot machine
2.At boot screen hitting 'enter' or typing linux noprobe
3.Anaconda starts and finds video, monitor, and mouse.
4.X starts, shows the a redhat graphic screen
5.Then crashes showing the above error	

Additional info:

Tyan S2462UGN 

Dual 1.8 Athlon MP
1024 meg -(2 - 512meg ecc ddr 2100)
geforce 2 mx
3com 3c905c

  Standard Features |  Back to Top  |

    * Chipset
      AMD-760 MP chipset
      AMD-762 North bridge & AMD-766 South bridge
      Winbond W83627HF Super I/O ASIC

    * Memory
      Four 2.5v 184-pin Registered DDR DIMM sockets
      250 angled sockets enable rackmount installation
      Supports up to 3GB of PC2100 Registered DDR RAM
      Supports ECC (72-bit) memory modules

    * Hardware Monitoring
      Winbond W83782D hardware monitoring ASIC
      3-pin fan monitoring headers
      CPU temperature and voltage monitoring

    * Expansion Slots
      One AGP Pro 50 slot
      Five 64/32-bit 33MHz (5-volt) PCI slots
      Total of six usable slots

    * Server Management (optional)
      Supports the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
      Q-Logic Zircon BMC
      Support for IPMI, SDR, SEL, FRU
      I2C and IPMB

    * Integrated PCI IDE
      Dual-channel master mode
      Up to four enhanced IDE devices
      Support for DMA100/66/33 IDE and ATAPI compliant devices

    * Integrated LAN
      Two 3Com 3C920 LAN controllers
      10/100Mbps data transfer rate per controller

    * Integrated Video
      ATI RAGE XL graphics accelerator
      4MB frame buffer (SDRAM)
      Standard 15-pin analog VGA port

    * Integrated I/O
      One floppy connector supports up to two drives
      One 9-pin 16550-based serial port
      One 25-pin SPP/ECP/EPP parallel port
      Four USB ports (two ports via optional cable)
      PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports

    * Integrated SCSI
      Adaptec AIC-7899W controller
      Dual-channel Ultra160 SCSI support
      160MBps maximum data throughput
      Supports up to 15 LVD SCSI devices per channel
      Channel A: 68-pin connector
      Channel B: 68-pin connector

    * BIOS
      Phoenix BIOS 4Mb Flash ROM
      Supports APM v1.2 and ACPI v1.0
      User settings for hardware monitoring
      Auto-configuration of IDE hard drive types
      Multiple boot options
      DMI 2.0 compliant

    * Form Factor
      Extended ATX footprint (13" x 12")
      One 24-pin and one 8-pin power connectors
      Stacked keyboard and mouse ports
      Stacked USB (two) ports
      Stacked parallel (one), serial (one) and VGA (one) ports; side-by-side LAN
(two) ports
Recommended Power Supply & Chassis

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-10-19 19:51:49 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 74719 ***