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Bug 132818 - installer crashes on Dell 2650
installer crashes on Dell 2650
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-09-17 09:54 EDT by Thomas Uebermeier
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-09-21 17:11:19 EDT
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Crashdump U5 (59.37 KB, text/plain)
2004-09-17 09:55 EDT, Thomas Uebermeier
no flags Details
Crashdump of AS2.1 (original) (84.94 KB, text/plain)
2004-09-17 09:57 EDT, Thomas Uebermeier
no flags Details

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Description Thomas Uebermeier 2004-09-17 09:54:29 EDT
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Description of problem:
When performing an install on a Dell PowerEdge 2650 the installer
crashes, with the last message on the screen "loading Anaconda".
The same behavior can be observed under 2.1AS U1 (crashdump available).
Text-install has been tried, same results (crash).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anonconda from RHEL 2.1AS U5 CD

How reproducible:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Thomas Uebermeier 2004-09-17 09:55:16 EDT
Created attachment 103946 [details]
Crashdump U5
Comment 2 Thomas Uebermeier 2004-09-17 09:57:54 EDT
Created attachment 103947 [details]
Crashdump of AS2.1 (original)

different error message
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-09-17 10:12:08 EDT
This looks like a high probability of being bad media.  Can you try
reburning at a slower speed and seeing if that helps?
Comment 4 Thomas Uebermeier 2004-09-17 11:35:00 EDT
The second crashdump is from a different media (supplied media kit),
the updated media has been used for other installs, md5sums have been
Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2005-02-01 21:51:28 EST
Can you try using ide=nodma?  Sorry, the last update got lost somewhere in my
mail apparently :/
Comment 6 Jeremy Katz 2005-09-21 17:11:19 EDT
Since there are insufficient details provided in this report for us to
investigate the issue further, and we have not received the feedback we
requested, we will assume the problem was not reproduceable or has been fixed in
a later update for this product.  If you have further details, feel free to
reopen the report with the additional details attached.

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