Bug 152610 - kickstart fails with python errors
kickstart fails with python errors
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-03-30 14:09 EST by Jared Greenwald
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-12 11:52:15 EDT
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file list (81.32 KB, text/plain)
2005-03-30 14:13 EST, Jared Greenwald
no flags Details
file list (sorted) (81.33 KB, text/plain)
2005-03-30 14:56 EST, Jared Greenwald
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Description Jared Greenwald 2005-03-30 14:09:14 EST
Description of problem:
I have a proven kickstart setup where I install via url method from a local
webserver.  I dumped the new FC4-1 isos into a diretory to use as the install
base.  The system boots and attempts to run anaconda, but falls on its face
before doing anything meaningful.

How reproducible:
Boot the boot.iso in the FC4-1 images directory of the CDs.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot to a kickstart that references FC4-1.
Actual results:
The output on the screen looks something like this:

Running anaconda, the Fedora Core system installer - please wait...
Could not find platform independant libraries <prefix>
Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 28, in ?
    import sys, os
Import Error: No module named os
install exited abnormally
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done

...it halts (but doesn't power off) after this point...

Expected results:
System install based on the kickstart file.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jared Greenwald 2005-03-30 14:13:52 EST
Created attachment 112472 [details]
file list

This is a list of files in the directory that I am pointing kickstart at.
Comment 2 Jared Greenwald 2005-03-30 14:56:50 EST
Created attachment 112473 [details]
file list (sorted)

sorted version of previous attachment
Comment 3 Peter Jones 2005-03-30 16:19:58 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 147507 ***
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-12 11:52:15 EDT
This should be fixed in test2
Comment 5 David Timms 2006-02-07 05:53:49 EST
Jeremy, this exact error message is back for me with boot.iso and linux text for
ftp install. (minstg2.img 2006-02-07 7:16- 24,264,704B) (HP omnibook 4150 384Mram).
looking for USB mouse...
Running anaconda script /usr/bin/anaconda

<6>SGI XFS Quota Management subsystem
<6>device-mapper: 4.5.0-ioctl (2005-10-04) initialised: dm-devel@redhat.com

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