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Description of problem:
Error when installing Update 5
CDROM Mounted on RSA II card.
IBM xSeries x366 4 CPU 10G memory
Adaptec SCSI Raid, qla2300
Fiber not connected to HBA during installation.
Media check passes.
Other servers on same network are able to nfs mount the kickstart server.
Installation of Update 3 is sucessful using same hardware.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Mount Update 5 Disc 1 using RSAII console connection
2. linux acpi=noirq ks=nfs:<kickStartServer>:/kickstart/kscfg/<hostname>.ks.cfg ksdevice=eth0 nofb
3. connection times out to nfs server and contiues with installation from CDROM
4. just after requesting root password...
no floppy drive avaiable
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1089, in ? intf.run(id,dispatch,configFileData)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/text.py", line 471, in run dispatch.gotoNext()
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 157, in gotoNext self.moveStep()
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 225, in moveStep rc=apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/packages.py", line 160, in readPackages grpset = method.readComps(hdrlist)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/installmethod.py", line 68, in readComps return self.readCompsViaMethod(hdlist)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/image.py", line 42, in readCompsViaMethod return groupSetFromCompsFile(fname, hdlist)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda/hdrlist.py", line 918, in groupSetFromCompsFile compsxml = rhpl.cpms.Comps(file)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/comps.py", line 349, in __init__self.load (filename)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/comps.py", line 360, in load file = filename.read()
IOError: [Errno5] Input/output error
> /usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/comps.py(360)load() -> file = filename.read()
* moving (1) to step readcomps
* Using file:///mnt/source/RedHAt/base/comps.xml
Expected Results: OS Sucessfully installed
Can you provide the complete traceback you received?
Are you able to provide explicit instructions on extracting the complete
traceback? I have re-typed the information from a remote console screen. I am
able to provide screen shots if you have an ftp site for upload.
Robert Staley 602.206.2039 WellsFargo Bank
Screenshots may be attached to this bug report.
You can get the dump file by switching to tty2 (ctrl-alt-f2) when the traceback
dialog pops up, then copying /tmp/anacdump.txt to another machine. You should
have networking set up by the point.
requested by Jams Antill
The problem with the RH3 Update 5 issue as stated was an issue with the
original negotiation of the nwtwork switch port. Half duplex negotiation would
not allow the NFS mount sucessfully. Once the port setting was corrected the
issue no longer existed.