Bug 20530 - Installer crashes while reading pakages
Installer crashes while reading pakages
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
7.0
i586 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-11-08 12:39 EST by Jonas Linnet
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-08 12:43:55 EST
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Description Jonas Linnet 2000-11-08 12:39:39 EST
This bug seems to have some similarities with # 20362/20363, the installer 
crashes during the "reading packages"-fase, however the reported solution 
to the above bugs has no effect.

I have dowloaded 3 different HD-install images from from 3 different 
sites, and also tried to run the installation from a CD, which has 
successfully installed rh7.0 on other machines. On my machine the 
installer crashes at the exact same time. I have also used the anaconde 
update disk on the HD-install. My machine has a multiboot-environment with 
NT4.0, win98 and Linux, I have had rh6.2 installed and running without 
problems this way. All linux-partitions were deleted and recreated with 
fdisk during install. I've copied the traceback-dump below, really hope 
you can help here!

Best reg. Jonas

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/textw/packages_text.py", 
line 33, in __call__
  File "/tmp/updates/todo.py", line 539, in getCompsList
    self.comps = self.method.readComps(self.hdList)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/harddrive.py", line 43, 
in readComps
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 459, in 
__init__
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 428, in 
readCompsFile
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 101, in 
__getitem__
KeyError: indexhtml

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <comps.HeaderList instance at 83348b0>
item: indexhtml

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iharddrive
HardDriveInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'fstype'
p6
S'vfat'
p7
sS'isMounted'
p8
I1
sS'fnames'
p9
(dp10

<failed>

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