Bug 104686 - anancoda crashed, the message said file a bug report
anancoda crashed, the message said file a bug report
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-09-18 22:33 EDT by Rick Graves
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 23:28:01 EDT
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dump file created by anaconda after it crashed (145.49 KB, text/plain)
2003-09-19 20:53 EDT, Rick Graves
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Description Rick Graves 2003-09-18 22:33:55 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030225

Description of problem:
I want to use a CD R/W CD drive.  I installed with a regular CD drive.  I
installed the device.  My RedHat Linux 9 Unleased book has a list of modules
needed for a CD R/W, and I did not have some or all of those modules.  I was
going in with the install CD to add those modules.  Anaconda crashed once, and I
dumped to a floppy.  I tried again and it crashed again.  The message on the
screen said file a bug report against anaconda.  

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from the install CD
2.choose customize packages to install

Actual Results:  anaconda crashes, says to file a bug report

Expected Results:  customize packages as normal

Additional info:

same computer as [Bug 104136] SAMBA client working, printer configuration not
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-09-19 12:04:37 EDT
Please attach the error report written to floppy when anaconda crashed.
Comment 2 Rick Graves 2003-09-19 20:53:27 EDT
Created attachment 94612 [details]
dump file created by anaconda after it crashed

I tried zipping the file with tar, but the zip file is bigger than the
Comment 3 Rick Graves 2003-09-19 20:59:15 EDT
By the way, this happened on an experimental Linux workstation with no data
stored on the hard drive.  So I decided to try a clean install, wiping out the
Linux partitions that existed before.  Anaconda crashed part way through the
first CD, it appeared to be exactly the same crash.  

This may be relevant:  the CD R/W is a Ricoh MP7083A-NP.  I could find lots in
Google by leaving off the -NP and searching for Linux Ricoh MP7083A; with the
-NP, I only found a couple.  Of the lots that I found, many are in other
languages, and many are kernel issues.  

It did not occur to me to do a Google search including anaconda -- I will try
that a little later.


Comment 4 Rick Graves 2003-09-19 21:30:08 EDT

I did a Google search for anaconda Ricoh MP7083A, but it turned up nothing.

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-04 23:28:01 EDT
This should be resolved in newer releases of Fedora Core.  If you
continue to have this problem with newer releases, please reopen with
the details of those problems.

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