Bug 187161 - Kickstart install crashes if xconfig --startxonboot is in config file
Kickstart install crashes if xconfig --startxonboot is in config file
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 185840
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-03-28 16:51 EST by Mark
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-28 16:55:34 EST
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Description Mark 2006-03-28 16:51:17 EST
Description of problem:
If I try to use xconfig --startxonboot in my kickstart file, anaconda crashes
when attempting to detect the hardware right before partitioning the drive.
Comment the line out and it works.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit the kickstart config file and enable xconfig --startxonboot
2. kickstart the machine
3. crashes with a python error right before I typically see the "formatting /"
Actual results:
Kickstart crashes.

Expected results:
Kickstart should detect the card and proceed.

Additional info:
Video: ATI Radeon RV280 / 9200 SE
Asus P4P800-SE motherboard
Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz

Is there a log file that would contain the error message from when the installer
tanks? Please let me know what additional information I can provide.
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2006-03-28 16:55:34 EST
Yes, /tmp/anacdump.txt contains the complete traceback message.  In this case
it's not required as your description is detailed enough for me to recognize it
as a duplicate.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 185840 ***

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