Bug 13045 - Hard lock-up during install
Summary: Hard lock-up during install
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-06-26 11:53 UTC by Brent Nordquist
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:27 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-12 22:14:05 UTC
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Description Brent Nordquist 2000-06-26 11:53:39 UTC
During a custom graphical install of Winston Beta-2, the dialog
"Transferring install image to hard drive" was displayed.  The progress bar
was between the words "to" and "hard" when the machine locked up -- could
not move the mouse, get to the VT's, or kill X with Ctrl+Alt+Back.

A second install using the same options worked fine... buggy hardware
driver perhaps?

[Intel Seattle 2 (100MHz) mobo, PII-450, 128MB RAM, Diamond Viper V550,
three ultra/wide SCSI disks (4.5, 4.5, 9GB) on Adaptec 2940UW controller,
one narrow SCSI CD-ROM, one IDE CD-RW drive, 3Com Etherlink 10/100 PCI
(3C905C-TX-M).  Verified with lsmod that the 3c59x driver is being used for
the network hardware, NOT the buggy 3c90x one.]

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-07-12 22:14:03 UTC
Most likely a hardware issue - please reopen if this becomes reproducible.

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