Bug 114528 - Installer displays inappropriate error message when exiting abnormally
Installer displays inappropriate error message when exiting abnormally
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 113346
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
2.1
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-01-29 00:30 EST by Dean Samuels
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:00:59 EST
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Description Dean Samuels 2004-01-29 00:30:13 EST
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Description of problem:
Anaconda displays an inappropriate error message when exiting
abnormally from an installation.  The error message is reproduceable
on a IBM Blade server with QLogic 2300 adapter installed.  Starting an
installation as normal will produce the error message "You're running
me on a live system! That's incredibly stupid.".  The problem can be
overcome by either using noprobe option and selecting qla2300 driver
manually.  Or with now USB support using the nousb option.  However,
the error message itself is not only inappropriate but also very
misleading and should not be visible in an enterprise class product.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-7.2-68_ELAS

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Blade server with QLogic Fibre Card
2. Start install as normal
3. Error message appears when trying to start second stage of anaconda
    

Actual Results:  Installation exited abnormally with inappropriate
error message "You're running me on a live system! That's incredibly
stupid."

Expected Results:  Installation exited abnormally with appropriate
error message even if it is generic.

Additional info:
Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2004-02-02 14:39:20 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 113346 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:00:59 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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