Bug 122331 - installer booting from dvd crashed in many different places
installer booting from dvd crashed in many different places
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-05-03 08:06 EDT by russ huguley
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-22 15:48:05 EDT
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Description russ huguley 2004-05-03 08:06:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
This is not really a grub issue it is an installer issue but I cannot
remember the installers name.

I first tried to upgrade my previous fedora 64 install and the installer
crashed while installing something i was not standing there so I do
not know where.  It gave a stack dump and said this is likely to be a
bug.  I tried to copy the text and save it but the virtual terminals
did not work.

next I tried a clean install but did not format the drive.  This
completed but when I rebooted it would not recognize my usb keyboard
or mouse so I could not do much with it.

I next did a new install and formated the partition.  This time I
watched it and it crashed while it was installing the boot loader I
think.  It did the format then a couple quick things flashed by and
then a stack dump.  So anyway this must be why you recomend a seperate
 boot partition.  Grub was not functional and could not boot much of

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Steps to Reproduce:
installed fedora 64 from dvd on an athlon 64. 
installer failed for me 2 out of 3 times so.  My machine has been
totally solid for other fedora 64 releases and windows 2k.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-05-03 15:06:35 EDT
Could you attach the actual dump you received?  Without that, it's
basically grasping at straws to know what happened.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-09-22 15:48:05 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.

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