Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 14477
postinstall phase partially fails.
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:56 EDT
beta4 GUI install, 07212000 boot image. Workstation install,
Networking configured as a static IP address, 126.96.36.199 - a private
subnet. Hostname specified, primary DNS server set to 127.0.0.1.
This configuration always worked in beta1 through beta3.
About 1/5th of the way through 'post install' phase, it hangs for about
5-10 minutes without doing anything.
This is reproducible for me, this happened again the second time I did this
install. The first time, after rebooting /etc/issue was missing. The
second time /etc/issue was initialized. Both times the hostname wasn't
set, and defaulted to localhost.localdomain.
When post installation hangs for 5-10 minutes, strace doesn't show anything
interesting. A couple of straceable anaconda processes are waiting for
I/O, the remaining anaconda processes are not straceable -- they're
Attachment showing ps output follows.
Created attachment 1471 [details]
ps output when post install freezes up for 5-10 minutes.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 14471 ***