Bug 12016 - Error Starting GUI Installer with PCMCIA NFS Install
Error Starting GUI Installer with PCMCIA NFS Install
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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: 12017 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-06-09 02:04 EDT by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-16 11:18:05 EDT
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Description Jeremy Katz 2000-06-09 02:04:06 EDT
On a Sony Vaio with the Neomagic NM2160 (Vendor 10c8, Device 0004) doing an
install via pcmcia.img and an NFS install.  It attempts to start up X and
gets the following traceback

Probing for mouse type...
/usr/X11R6/bin/XF86_SVGA missing.  Falling back to VGA16
Traceback(innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 250, in ?
    result = xserver.startX
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/xserver.py", line 44, in startX
    server = x.test ([':1', 'vt7', '-s', '1440', '-terminate'], spawn=1)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/xf86config.py", line 868, in test
    os.execv(args[0], args)
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
X startup failed, falling back to text mode

From which point it falls back to text mode and the install proceeds
normally
Comment 1 Brock Organ 2000-06-09 09:56:58 EDT
this issue has been added to the winston scrub list ... thanks!
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2000-06-16 11:17:44 EDT
updated Cards file, should work in next build.
Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2000-06-16 11:18:04 EDT
*** Bug 12017 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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