Bug 120587 - Installer crashes reporting anaconda keyerror reading glibc
Installer crashes reporting anaconda keyerror reading glibc
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-04-11 10:44 EDT by Bill Scholz
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:05 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-11 14:42:55 EDT
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Installer error dump (40.55 KB, text/plain)
2004-04-11 10:48 EDT, Bill Scholz
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Description Bill Scholz 2004-04-11 10:44:07 EDT
Description of problem:
During initial install on a 400 Mhz AMD K6 system, install aborts 
with Anaconda reporting a 'KeyError: glibc'.  Error occurs using 
either "boot: install" or "boot: manual".  Error occurs with either a 
RedHat 7.2 or 7.3 install CD.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux version 2.4.7-10BOOT  (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-98)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start boot from CD
2.Type either 'install' or 'manual'
3.Follow typical install dialog
Actual results:
Installer reports message that unexpected event has occurred, 
probably a bug, and offers to save the detailed bug summary.  
(Summary has been appended to the Description above)

Expected results:
Normal boot.

Additional info:
This error occurs on initial attempt to install RedHat Linux 7.2 or 
7.3 on an Amd K6 system, 384 MB RAM, 8 GB hd.
Comment 1 Bill Scholz 2004-04-11 10:48:17 EDT
Created attachment 99314 [details]
Installer error dump

Error dump associated with bug 120585.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-04-11 14:42:55 EDT
This sounds like bad media.  This is handled better in newer releases.
 Please note that Red Hat Linux 7.2 is no longer a supported release.

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