Bug 120604 - installer crashes with pcmcia card
Summary: installer crashes with pcmcia card
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-04-11 22:12 UTC by Jason Christman
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-06-01 19:48:22 UTC

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Description Jason Christman 2004-04-11 22:12:21 UTC
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda - Fedora Core 1.91 Test 2

How reproducible: 98% on a Dell Latitude C840 series

Steps to Reproduce:
1.insert pcmcia card
2.insert the cd and start the install from cd
3.will crash every time if you select to skip media check or if you 
do a  " linux askmethod "  on first selection will crash.

Actual results:
screen puts out " unexpected exit " and of few more garbarge lines 
and dies have to power off.

Expected results:
should just move on through the hardware detection and continue with 
the install.

Additional info:
If you remove the PCMCIA card it works great everytime.
The PCMCIA card is a lucent 802.11 (b) silver series.

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-05-03 12:13:44 UTC
Does this still occur with test3 ?

Comment 2 Jason Christman 2004-05-14 15:47:53 UTC
I have just completed the download of the new ISO's and will test this
week end and then let you know.

Comment 3 Jason Christman 2004-05-28 17:09:17 UTC
I have the new FC2 and it intalls with out glitchs now with the 
PCMCIA cards plugged in thanks for your help

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