Bug 20547 - Kickstart on Dell GX110 fails
Summary: Kickstart on Dell GX110 fails
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-11-08 23:35 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2000-12-04 15:18:24 UTC


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Description Need Real Name 2000-11-08 23:35:20 UTC
Dell GX110 comes with file ks.cfg.  Made boot diskette with ks.cfg at top
level.  Boot to diskette, insert RedHat 7.0 CD #1,  at boot: , enter linux
ks=floppy
CD being read, then "An internal error occurred in the installation
program..."
The following is the contents of the dump file anacdump.txt:

 more anacdump.txt 

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 1413, in
doInst
all
    self.getCompsList()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 540, in
getComp
sList
    self.updateInstClassComps()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 575, in
updateI
nstClassComps
    self.selectPackage(n)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 586, in
selectP
ackage
    raise ValueError, str
ValueError: package dell is not available


Local variables in innermost frame:
package: dell
str: package dell is not available
self: <todo.ToDo instance at 82906d8>

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iimage
CdromInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'progressWindow'
p6

<failed>
END OF FILE anacdump.txt

Any ideas?  Thanks,
Tim Wasco
twasco@chm.uri.edu

Comment 1 Brock Organ 2000-11-09 13:11:32 UTC
could you attach the ks.cfg file you used ...?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-12-04 15:18:21 UTC
Please reopen this report if you continue to have problems.


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