Bug 161363 - Installer crashed just before the timezone step
Summary: Installer crashed just before the timezone step
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 160483
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 4
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-22 17:35 UTC by Stuart MacDonald
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2005-06-24 11:50:55 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Traceback from anaconda (64.97 KB, text/plain)
2005-06-22 17:35 UTC, Stuart MacDonald
no flags Details
Today's traceback (70.50 KB, text/plain)
2005-06-23 15:17 UTC, Stuart MacDonald
no flags Details

Description Stuart MacDonald 2005-06-22 17:35:46 UTC
Description of problem:

Burned the FC4 DVD. It passed the media check. Entered info. Installer crashed
just before the timezone step. Restarted the install, worked the second time.

Traceback as attachment, since it makes the comment too long.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Haven't tried to reproduce.

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Comment 1 Stuart MacDonald 2005-06-22 17:35:47 UTC
Created attachment 115821 [details]
Traceback from anaconda

Comment 2 Stuart MacDonald 2005-06-23 15:16:52 UTC
Crashed again today in the same spot. Today's traceback attached.

Comment 3 Stuart MacDonald 2005-06-23 15:17:59 UTC
Created attachment 115878 [details]
Today's traceback

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2005-06-23 15:53:46 UTC
<4>hdc: media error (bad sector): status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hdc: media error (bad sector): error=0x30 { LastFailedSense=0x03 }

Your media appears to be bad.  You should verify your media according to the
instructions at http://rhlinux.redhat.com/anaconda/mediacheck.html?

Comment 5 Stuart MacDonald 2005-06-23 16:03:44 UTC
Please actually read my bug report. DVD passed media check.

Having said that, I suspect that the IDE controller is bad. I hadn't spotted
those errors in the copious traceback output yesterday. I'll check out that

Having said that, this *is* *a* *bug*. The installer SHOULD NOT CRASH even if
the media is bad.


Comment 6 Rahul Sundaram 2005-06-24 11:50:55 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160483 ***

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