Bug 20330 - anaconda dies on hard disk install
Summary: anaconda dies on hard disk install
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-11-04 09:43 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-11-12 00:17:32 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2000-11-04 09:43:38 UTC
Anaconda dies during hard disk install

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda.real", line 438, in ?
intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/
anaconda/text.py", line 1030, in run
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/
lib/anaconda/text.py", line 507, in __call__
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-
7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1526, in doInstall
IOError: [Errno 2] 
No such file or directory: '/mnt/sysimage/tmp/upgrade.log'

Local variables 
in innermost frame:
arch: i386
total: 621
msg: File exists
logname: /tmp/
i: /etc/X11
p: zsh
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at, audiofile, audiofile-devel, auth_ldap, authconfig, autoconf, autofs, 
automake, basesystem, bash, bash-doc, bc, bdflush, bind, bind-devel, bind-
utils, binutils, bison, blt, bootparamd, bug-buddy, byacc, bzip2, bzip2-
devel, caching-nameserver, cdecl, chkconfig, chkfontpath, compat-egcs, 
compat-egcs-c++, compat-egcs-g77, compat-egcs-objc, compat-glibc, compat-
libstdc++, console-tools, control-center, control-center-devel, control-
panel, cpio, cpp, cproto, cracklib, cracklib-dicts, crontabs, ctags, cvs, 
cyrus-sasl, db1, db1-devel, db2, db2-devel, db3, db3-devel, db3-utils, 
desktop-backgrounds, dev, dev86, dhcp, dhcpcd, dia, dialog, diffstat, 
diffutils, dip, docbook, dosfstools, dump, e2fsprogs, e2fsprogs-devel, ed, 
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emacs-X11, enlightenment, enscript, esound, esound-devel, exmh, expect, 
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gmp, gnome-applets, gnome-audio, gnome-core, gnome-core-devel, gnome-games, 
gnome-games-devel, gnome-libs, gnome-libs-devel, gnome-linuxconf, gnome-
media, gnome-objc, gnome-objc-devel, gnome-pim, gnome-pim-devel, gnome-
print, gnome-print-devel, gnome-users-guide, gnome-utils, gnorpm, gnotepad+, 
gnuchess, gnumeric, gnupg, gnuplot, gphoto, gpm, gpm-devel, gqview, grep, 
groff, groff-gxditview, groff-perl, gsl, gtk+, gtk+-devel, gtk+10, gtk-
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imlib, imlib-cfgeditor, imlib-devel, indent, indexhtml, inews, info, 
initscripts, ipchains, iputils, ircii, isapnptools, isdn-config, isdn4k-
utils, itcl, jadetex, jikes, kaffe, kbdconfig, kdeadmin, kdebase, kdegames, 
kdegraphics, kdelibs, kdelibs-devel, kdemultimedia, kdenetwork, kdesupport, 
kdesupport-devel, kdetoys, kdeutils, kernel, kernel-doc, kernel-headers, 
kernel-pcmcia-cs, kernel-source, kernel-utils, kernelcfg, kgcc, korganizer, 
kpackage, krb5-libs, kudzu, less, libelf, libghttp, libghttp-devel, 
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macutils, magicdev, mailcap, mailx, make, MAKEDEV, man, man-pages, mawk, mc, 
mcserv, memprof, Mesa, metamail, mgetty, mgetty-sendfax, mikmod, mingetty, 
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openldap-servers, openssl, openssl-devel, ORBit, ORBit-devel, p2c, p2c-
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pygnome-capplet, pygnome-libglade, pygtk, pygtk-libglade, python, python-
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themer, screen, sed, sendmail, sendmail-cf, sendmail-doc, setserial, setup, 
setuptool, sgml-common, sgml-tools, sh-utils, shadow-utils, sharutils, 
slang, slang-devel, sliplogin, slocate, slrn, specspo, squid, stat, 
statserial, strace, stunnel, stylesheets, sudo, switchdesk, switchdesk-
gnome, symlinks, sysklogd, SysVinit, talk, talk-server, taper, tar, tcl, 
tclx, tcp_wrappers, tcpdump, tcsh, telnet, telnet-server, termcap, tetex, 
tetex-afm, tetex-doc, tetex-dvilj, tetex-dvips, tetex-fonts, tetex-latex, 
tetex-xdvi, texinfo, textutils, tftp, tftp-server, time, timeconfig, timed, 
timetool, tin, tix, tk, tkinter, tksysv, tmpwatch, traceroute, transfig, 
trn, trojka, ucd-snmp, ucd-snmp-utils, umb-scheme, unarj, units, unzip, 
up2date, up2date-gnome, urlview, urw-fonts, usermode, utempter, util-linux, 
uucp, vim-common, vim-enhanced, vim-minimal, vim-X11, vixie-cron, vlock, 
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75dpi-fonts, XFree86-8514, XFree86-AGX, XFree86-cyrillic-fonts, XFree86-
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ISO8859-2-100dpi-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-2-75dpi-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-2-
Type1-fonts, XFree86-ISO8859-9, XFree86-ISO8859-9-100dpi-fonts, XFree86-
ISO8859-9-75dpi-fonts, XFree86-libs, XFree86-Mach32, XFree86-Mach64, 
XFree86-Mach8, XFree86-Mono, XFree86-SVGA, XFree86-tools, XFree86-twm, 
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xpuzzles, xrn, xscreensaver, xsri, xsysinfo, xtoolwait, xtrojka, xxgdb, yp-
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db: <rpmdb object 
at 9522ac8>
self: <todo.ToDo instance at 81fbd28>
how: u
totalSize: 1206091
f: <closed file '/mnt/sysimage/etc/mtab', mode 'w+' at 
ts: <rpmtrans object at 99361c0>




Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-11-07 15:21:09 UTC
Please make sure that /tmp is not a symlink on your system.

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2000-11-12 00:17:30 UTC
/tmp was a link and changing this solved the problem

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