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Bug 19234 - Cannot install upgrade from 6.2 to 7.0
Cannot install upgrade from 6.2 to 7.0
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-10-17 03:54 EDT by ernestcachia
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2000-11-07 12:29:13 EST
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This is the file that was automatically generated to floppy when the installation error(s) happened. (1.05 KB, text/plain)
2000-10-17 03:57 EDT, ernestcachia
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Description ernestcachia 2000-10-17 03:54:20 EDT
Hello. Whenever I try to upgrade my existing RedHat 6.2 system to 7.0, I
get an error dialog window reporting all sorts of "syntax" errors in the
anaconda script. The install procedure then exists. I've re-downloaded
anaconda more than once and still get the same errors. I an installing from
a HD partition and working on a Pentium 500MHz system with 256Mb RAM and
more than adequate HD space. This is very frustrating. Can you please help.
I also have a floppy which was automatically generated when the errors

Ernest Cachia.
Comment 1 ernestcachia 2000-10-17 03:57:11 EDT
Created attachment 4251 [details]
This is the file that was automatically generated to floppy when the installation error(s) happened.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-27 16:30:42 EDT
It looks like the hard drive install image you made could be corrupted.

Try downloading it again from a different site (be sure to use the binary ftp

You might also want to try burning your own CDs from the iso's provided.

Does this help?
Comment 3 ernestcachia 2000-11-01 07:34:34 EST
Thanks for the tip. I tried downloading the same files from other mirror sites
but still got the same errors.... I gave up and got a CD burned from the ISO
image.... worked fine.

Many thanks and please consider this bug query closed.

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