Bug 18163 - Installation Fails @ Reading Packages
Installation Fails @ Reading Packages
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 18031
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Depends On: 17979
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Reported: 2000-10-02 21:32 EDT by Karim
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-04 11:38:51 EDT
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Description Karim 2000-10-02 21:32:23 EDT
I submitted bug number 17979 before about the same problem, hoping to find 
a solution but unfortunately still get the same Traceback error.

I have checked indexhtml, anaconda, screen & hdlist package... everything 
that was recommended on the number of bug reports about the same exact 
problem.. but still nothing is working.. I get the same trace back error.

By the way for some reason the installer doesn't boot into the graphical 
mode even though I request that!! It automatically defaults to the text 
installer.

I thought I would mention my hardware just in case that might be a problem:
(PIII 650E chip overclocked to 884 ; Asus CUSL2; Nvidia Geforce2 MX (which 
I believe is compatible); 128 SDRAM; 18 GB HD partitoned for FAT32 and 
Linux Native and Swap)  

Any ideas, anybody!

I have posted this bug as a high priority and high severity since I pretty 
much can't do anything with this release with that problem.

Thanks
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-03 16:11:45 EDT
Please run the md5sum command on the RPMS which are causing the traceback and
I'll see if it is corrupt.
My guess is you downloaded a bad version somehow - maybe you could try a
different mirror.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-04 11:38:47 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 18031 ***

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