Bug 192120 - Anaconda generates Exception error at begining of installation
Summary: Anaconda generates Exception error at begining of installation
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 409931
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 5
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
: 192122 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-05-17 18:30 UTC by donard leonard
Modified: 2008-04-24 14:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-04-24 14:50:32 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
anacdump.txt (56.20 KB, text/plain)
2006-05-17 18:30 UTC, donard leonard
no flags Details

Description donard leonard 2006-05-17 18:30:59 UTC
Description of problem:
Anaconda installer stops with an exception error after i choose language at the
begining of installation with the attached anacdump.txt

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

Fedora core 5 x86_64  2.6.25-1.2054

How reproducible:

Every time i try to install

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from dvd
2. choose any language
Actual results:

anaconda halts with exception error

Expected results:

Additional info:

I have tested the media fully & used it to install on another rig

CPU:Amd opteron 144
RAM: 1gb DDR
GPU: 2 x nvidia 6800 GT in SLI
2 x 200gig & 1 x 120gig maxtor sata drives attached to nvidia SATA controller on

Comment 1 donard leonard 2006-05-17 18:30:59 UTC
Created attachment 129350 [details]

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2006-05-22 17:21:25 UTC
*** Bug 192122 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 02:54:22 UTC
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
sorry it's taken so long for your bug to be properly triaged and acted
on. We appreciate the time you took to report this issue and want to
make sure no important bugs slip through the cracks.

If you're currently running a version of Fedora Core between 1 and 6,
please note that Fedora no longer maintains these releases. We strongly
encourage you to upgrade to a current Fedora release. In order to
refocus our efforts as a project we are flagging all of the open bugs
for releases which are no longer maintained and closing them.

If this bug is still open against Fedora Core 1 through 6, thirty days
from now, it will be closed 'WONTFIX'. If you can reporduce this bug in
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the change.

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these issues to this point.

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We will be following the process here:
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Comment 4 Joel Andres Granados 2008-04-24 14:50:32 UTC
installing with nodmraid is the current workaround for this issue.

There is a bug where the dmraid stuff just blocks.  This bug has not been solved
yet and we are still working to fix it.   However there is a work around.  If
you use nodmraid, the installer will ignore/skip the dmraid stuff allowing the
install to finish.  This is a workaround and does not fix the problem.
There is a long list of bugs that are filed against this problem.  This bug is
one of them.  We have decided to close all the related nodmraid bugs and leave
just one open that will represent all of the others.  So this bug will be duped
for this reason.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 409931 ***

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