Bug 12996 - beta2 gui install fails under vmware
beta2 gui install fails under vmware
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 12042
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-06-24 15:46 EDT by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2000-06-24 15:46:44 EDT
Using vmware 2.0.1 running on a 6.2 system with 2.2.16-3 kernel.

Attempted to do a gui install of winston beta2.  The install fails with the

Unknown card, falling back to VGA16
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 256, in ?
     result = xserver.startX ()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/xserver.py". line 84, in startX
      if not os.access (serverPath, os.X_OK):
TypeError: argument 1: expected string, None found
Install exited abnormally.

It appears that nothing is fixed from beta1.  I thought I reported this
under beta1 but could not find it so I am entering it again.

Comment 1 Gene Czarcinski 2000-06-24 15:52:03 EDT
Found previous report.  Make this as dup.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 12042 ***

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