Bug 1360 - install exited abnormally -- received signal 7
install exited abnormally -- received signal 7
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-02-27 10:26 EST by trevor-linda-weir
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-02 18:20:07 EST
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Description trevor-linda-weir 1999-02-27 10:26:28 EST
This seems to happen regularly soon after it starts looking
to the CD to install. It occured twice after confirming
formatting the swap space; once after prompting for the CD.
The messages are verbatim as follows:

install exited abormally -- received signal 7
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
unmounting filesystems...
you may safely reboot your system
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-03-02 16:30:59 EST
In order to replicate the problem in the test lab, we will need to
know more about the hardware that you have in your system.
Comment 2 David Lawrence 1999-03-02 18:20:59 EST
Letter from original bug submitter.
Actually, I noticed the original CD booted fine on my Pentium (cd
boot)  but
had difficulty on the 486 (diskette boot - load from cd) so I figured
was some incompatibility between the diskette and cd. I returned the
and replaced it with a new copy last night.  It loaded without

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