Bug 119278 - Anaconda crashes after starting actual installation
Anaconda crashes after starting actual installation
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2004-03-28 16:12 EST by Richard Whitney
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:04 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 23:38:00 EDT
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Anaconda dump (67.43 KB, text/plain)
2004-03-28 16:13 EST, Richard Whitney
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Description Richard Whitney 2004-03-28 16:12:13 EST
Description of problem: Anaconda crashes after setup options are 
selected and actual installation starts

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

How reproducible:  Everytime

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Boot from Red Hat installation disk with graphic install option
2.  Select setup options
3.  Click 'OK' for actual installation to start
Actual results:  Anaconda dump produced

Expected results:  Installation contines

Additional info:  First few lines of dump follow:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 936, in handleRenderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 155, in 
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 761, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 157, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 225, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 583, in doPreInstall
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 50, in mergeFullHeaders
    hdlist.mergeFullHeaders(self.tree + "/RedHat/base/hdlist2")
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 180, in mergeFullHeaders
    rpm.mergeHeaderListFromFD(self.hdlist, fd, 1000004)
error: match tag mismatch
Comment 1 Richard Whitney 2004-03-28 16:13:32 EST
Created attachment 98911 [details]
Anaconda dump
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-03-29 11:51:13 EST
Could you verify your media according to the instructions at
Comment 3 Richard Whitney 2004-03-29 20:34:56 EST
Verified media as requested.  Also, I finally tried text (rather than 
graphic) install -- and that worked fine.....

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