Bug 20339 - Install fails
Install fails
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 17928
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-11-04 14:25 EST by Bas Seesing
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-07 10:27:28 EST
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Description Bas Seesing 2000-11-04 14:25:08 EST
During install (after copy) i got this error. BugZilla 18019 lookslike thisone, but is not te same error.
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 438, in ?
    intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1030, in run
    rc = apply (step[1](), step[2])
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 507, in __call__
    if todo.doInstall ():
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1632, in doInstall
    self.writeConfiguration ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1383, in writeConfiguration
    self.writeRootPassword ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 660, in writeRootPassword
    self.setPassword("root", pure)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1151, in setPassword
    stdin = p[0], stdout = devnull)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 40, in execWithRedirect
    raise RuntimeError, command + " can not be run"
RuntimeError: /usr/bin/passwd can not be run

Local variables in innermost frame:
argv: ['/usr/bin/passwd', '--stdin', 'root']
root: /mnt/sysimage
stdin: 20
newPgrp: 0
stdout: 19
stderr: 2
command: /usr/bin/passwd
searchPath: 0
ignoreTermSigs: 0

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Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-11-07 10:27:25 EST
There was most likely an error when an RPM was being installed.  These are not
always caught as well as one would like.

This may have happened because your CD is bad.  You can try installing again and
see if this is a repeatable problem.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 17928 ***

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