Bug 119907 - Installer crashes on X load IO Error 104
Summary: Installer crashes on X load IO Error 104
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2004-04-03 01:25 UTC by Nick Marsh
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-11 18:44:10 UTC
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Description Nick Marsh 2004-04-03 01:25:37 UTC
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Description of problem:
The installer crashes on my Dell Demenson 8100 when booting into
anaconda from CD after the media check stage (while tring to load X).

Proving for video card: NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (Generic)
Probing for monitor: ViewSonic VA720-2

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot install CD on the above mentioned system.

Actual Results:  X oops.

Expected Results:  ! oops

Additional info:

Comment 1 Nick Marsh 2004-04-03 01:35:36 UTC
After seeing 107231, I switched from a PS2 mouse to USB and it works
fine. It's the same mouse, but I removed the USB to PS2 adapter and
plugged it directly into the USB slow. All seem well for now. May be
related to 107231, but the hardware is different.

Comment 2 Nick Marsh 2004-04-03 01:36:20 UTC

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-04-05 22:10:03 UTC
Can you hit ctrl-s right after X crashes and look at /tmp/X.log to see
what it says?  Also, what do we detect as your mouse type?

Comment 4 Nick Marsh 2004-04-05 23:14:33 UTC
I'm having a hard time recreating it. I could recreate it every time before I switched mice. 
Now that I have switched back (to using the USB mouse via PS2 adapter) I can't recreate it. I 
promise it was a bug.  Is it possable that I have a flaky mouse or PS2 port? Would that be 
capable of causing the errors I was getting?

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2004-04-11 17:21:05 UTC
It could be flaky hardware, yes.

Comment 6 Nick Marsh 2004-04-11 17:25:49 UTC
I was not able to recreate it after the mouse switch so I suppose we can write this one off. 
Although, I am concerned flaky mouse problem would cause X to crash like that. Anyway, 
thanks for your input and feel free to close this if you want.

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