Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 124968
installer crashed at intf.run when trying to load x-server
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:43 EST
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Description of problem:
Following error message occured when anaconda tried to load x-server:
File "/usr/bin/anaconda" line 1131 in ?
intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py" line 664 in run
File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/rhpl/keyboard.py" line 126 in
File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/rhpl/executil.py" line 81 in
OSError: [Errno8] Exec format error
I am on the following machine:
Dell Latitude LS, 10gb HDD, 256 RAM, 2 BLANK DOS partitions (256 Mb,
11000 Mb). Currently, NO OS is on the machine.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert Fedora Core 2 Install disk 1 into machine and start up
2.Go through the media test -- everything passes
3.Do nothing else! Error occurs when x-server tries to start up.
Are there any errors on tty4 when this occurs?
not that i can discern. screen goes blank, then the aforementioned
dialog comes up with details of the error. also note, install
occurred sucessfully on 3rd attempt. first two tries generated this
error, third try went all the way through (but then just hangs on the
Switching to tty4 (ctrl+alt+f4) should let you see kernel messages to
see if there are any read errors.
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have further
information to add to this report.