Bug 110539 - Installer crashes finding existing packages for upgrade from RH9
Installer crashes finding existing packages for upgrade from RH9
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-11-20 17:36 EST by David Heinbuch
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-21 16:19:29 EST
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Anaconda dump file (388.56 KB, text/plain)
2003-11-20 17:37 EST, David Heinbuch
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Description David Heinbuch 2003-11-20 17:36:54 EST
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Description of problem:
During the install process anaconda crashes when trying to find the
existing packages. This was an attempted upgrade from a RedHat 9.0
system. The dump file will be attached.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert Fedora Core 1 CD
2.Start system
3.Select language and mouse
4.Select update boot loader
5.Select upgrade from RedHat 9.0 on /dev/hda3

Actual Results:  Installer crashes and allows to save dump to floppy
(see attached)

Expected Results:  Install process continues to next step

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Heinbuch 2003-11-20 17:37:36 EST
Created attachment 96102 [details]
Anaconda dump file
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-11-21 16:19:29 EST
You appear to have bad media based on the following errors in the log.
<4>hdc: media error (bad sector): status=0x51 { DriveReady
SeekComplete Error }
<4>hdc: media error (bad sector): error=0x34
<4>hdc: media error (bad sector): status=0x51 { DriveReady
SeekComplete Error }

Please verify your media according to the instructions at
Comment 3 David Heinbuch 2003-11-21 16:33:12 EST
I decided to try again today and it worked fine with the same media.
Maybe the cd drive was being flaky.

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