Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 119907
Installer crashes on X load IO Error 104
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:39 EST
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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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot install CD on the above mentioned system.
Actual Results: X oops.
Expected Results: ! oops
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.
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?
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?
It could be flaky hardware, yes.
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.