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Bug 210170 - Failure to install in graphical mode - X fails
Failure to install in graphical mode - X fails
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2006-10-10 11:45 EDT by Shahzad Chohan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-09 17:41:03 EDT
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Description Shahzad Chohan 2006-10-10 11:45:33 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: Just run installer

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install on hpd530 SFF. Select graphical install
2. After selecting skip for cd checks the install fails on starting X. It starts
X which is succesful then fails about 5 seconds later
3. Generates X log file in /tmp/ramfs/X.log. But can't copy as no network connection
Actual results:

Expected results:
Should carry on with install in graphical mode

Additional info:
Comment 1 Kristian Høgsberg 2006-10-16 15:35:02 EDT
Can you start X once the system has been installed?  In either case, please
provide the Xorg.0.log file.  Also is it possible to get the anaconda X.log off
the system in another way? Using a usb flash disk maybe?
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-05-01 11:58:35 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 4 Adam Jackson 2007-05-30 17:31:45 EDT
We will need the /tmp/ramfs/X.log from the failed X run to work this issue.  You
can start dhclient from the installer if you need network access to get this file.
Comment 5 Adam Jackson 2007-07-09 17:41:03 EDT
Without the X log from the affected configuration, we do not have sufficient
information to work on this issue.  If this is still an issue for you in a
released version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, please attach the relevant X
log, and reopen this bug.

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