Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 111795
Install exited abnormally - upgrade 8.0 to 9
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:00:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
Running the installer upgrading to RH 9 from RH 8.0 exits with
"install exited abnormally." The error occurs after the boot loader
selection screen, the last message seen is "Finding Packages to
My system is Athlon XP 2600, Shuttle AN35N Ultra motherboard, 512M
I ran memtest86 and no problems were detected after a couple hours of
testing. The install CDs pass the media check. The same error occurs
in text and graphical mode.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. RedHat 8.0 is installed
2. Boot from RedHat 9 install CD
3. Select upgrade, use any install options
4. Press next from last screen of boot loader configuration
Actual Results: install exited abnormally
Expected Results: package selection screen is displayed
X server started successfuly.
install exited abnormally
sending termination signals...done
does this happen trying to upgrade to Fedora Core 1?
Yes, the exact same error occurs with Fedora.
This should be resolved in newer releases. Please reopen if this
problem persists in newer releases.