Bug 110489 - "no kernel package" error when installing
"no kernel package" error when installing
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-11-19 23:01 EST by Craig Chalquist
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-05 11:41:12 EDT
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Description Craig Chalquist 2003-11-19 23:01:27 EST
Description of problem:

I ran the anaconda install on a HP Pavilion 8575C.  My current OS is
Windows XP, and I'm trying to install Fedora on the formatted but
blank D (slave) drive.  When prompted I said "Everything" to all the
packages being offered.

When the installer asked me to include the GRUB boot thingie, I said
yes.  I also told the partitioning to be automatic because I've never
partitioned anything but an office cubicle before.  When DOS and
Fedora showed up as default boot options, I picked Fedora, and hoped
the boot loader would let me choose which one at startup.  Things went
OK until Disk 3, when I got the following message:  "NO KERNEL
PACKAGES WERE INSTALLED ON YOUR SYSTEM.  YOUR BOOT LOADER
CONFIGURATION WILL NOT BE CHANGED."  Sure enough, when the install
finished and I rebooted I was back in Windows once again.  What was I
doing wrong?  Thx -- chalquist@tearsofllorona.com


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Comment 1 Brent Fox 2004-04-16 18:14:10 EDT
Did you run media check on the CDs?  Looks like something might have
been corrupted with the media.
Comment 2 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-05-03 08:43:40 EDT
Bad media is unlikely, since the kernel is on CD 1, and all went right
probably until after package installation.

I have seen no kernel being installed on i386 and i486, but this is a
Pentium III, right?
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-05 11:41:12 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  If you continue to have this problem on a
newer release of Fedora Core, please reopen and add any additional
information to this report.

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