Bug 123318 - Installer stops midway through install
Installer stops midway through install
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-05-16 20:48 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:07 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 23:39:25 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2004-05-16 20:48:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
I am trying to install RedHat9 on a AMD-K2 450.
The graphical installer works fine until I get to around 98% 
through the install.

The install then stops and returns to anaconda with
"installation exited abnormally"
The drives are then unmounted and I get a message that the computer 
can now be rebooted.

This is very similar to problem 108047.

During the install I allow the installer to automatically repartition 
the 2 drives (16Gb and 10Gb).


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try to install again

    

Actual Results:  I am unable to get the install to finish, even if I 
select all packages or only some of the packages.

Expected Results:  The install should finish.

Additional info:

I used the same CDs on another machine and the install completed 
correctly. So I am confident it is not the media.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-08 14:33:02 EDT
Could you verify your media using mediacheck?  Different drives,
unfortunately, have different tolerances for burned CDs. 

Also, please note that Red Hat Linux 9 has passed its end of life date
and is no longer supported by Red Hat.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-04 23:39:25 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further
information to add to this report.

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