Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 111332
better error description
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:34 EST
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Description of problem:
When installing from cdrom (or hdd), the installer sometimes fails to
do something and displays error:
Error Installing Package
There was an error installing [package name]. This can indicate media
failure, lack of disk space, and/or hardware problems. This is a fatal
error and your install will be aborted. Please verify your media and
try your install again.
Press the OK button to reboot your system.
Mediacheck runs without problem on all 3 install cds.
I even tryed to run installation from hdd iso images and error
remains. Sometimes it shows up at another package...
It it possible to provide better error description? I'm not sure
what's wrong. Source media? Target hdd? Motherboard? Memory? Karma? ...?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation
2. use some hw component that installer don't like
3. watch cryptic error message
Actual Results: see desc.
Expected Results: show what's really wrong
Unfortunately, there's not a lot of information passed up about what
the cause is just the symptoms point to one of a couple of things.
Does it work better if you boot with 'linux allowcddma'?
I can try to use allowcddma, but installation crashed even if used hdd
as source and the same hdd (and another hdd as second try) as destination.
linux allowcddma solved problem. At least I was able to install whole
Where can I find all those installer parameters?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 109462 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.