Bug 21197 - kickstart install fails on alpha cpu system
Summary: kickstart install fails on alpha cpu system
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 19384
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: alpha
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-11-21 19:54 UTC by harry.heinisch
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-21 18:57:28 UTC


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Description harry.heinisch 2000-11-21 19:54:06 UTC
Kick start fails on lastest Alpha 7.0 image (worked on previous 7.0 beta)
target disk has 3 partitions hda1(swap) hda2(ext2) hda3(ext2)
Alpha DS10  (alpha  cpu)

######### captured from install dump

--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/textw/partitioning_text.py", line 134, in __call__
    todo.lilo.allowLiloLocationConfig(todo.fstab)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/lilo.py", line 124, in 
allowLiloLocationConfig
    if bootDevice[0:2] == "md":
TypeError: unsliceable object

Local variables in innermost frame:
fstab: <fstab.NewtFstab instance at 120484760>
self: <lilo.LiloConfiguration instance at 12044c6b0>
bootDevice: None

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

<failed>


----- ks.cfg being run ----
# Kick Start for Alpha Servers
# jj 20-Nov-2000
#
#### Select a language
lang en_US
#### Install from cd-rom
cdrom
#### Keyboard to use
keyboard us
#### Use the partitions created by the Alpha Jump-start CD
partition /boot --onpart hda2
partition /  --onpart hda3
#### Install is the default but..
install
#### mouse type
mouse --emulthree genericps/2 
#### timezone selection
timezone US/Eastern
#### start of with xconfig
skipx
#xconfig --server "3DLabs" --monitor "Generic06"
#### Set root password
rootpw Compaq
#### Setup secirity autorization
auth --useshadow --enablemd5
#### Packages to install
%packages
@ Server
#@ GNOME
#@ KDE
#### Post install cleanup
%post --nochroot
# add comment to /etc/motd
echo "Kickstart-installed Red Hat Linux `/bin/date`" > /etc/motd

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-11-21 20:43:28 UTC
This is a dupe of bug 19384.  Thank you for the test case, it will help us
diagnose this issue.

Assigning to a QA engineer to test.

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2001-04-02 15:42:01 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 19384 ***


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