Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 214546
install stops after X initializes
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:36 EDT
Description of problem:
In both X & text install methods, the installation freezes after launching
anaconda. Really the only error message I see in alt + f3 is:
no /tmp/fcpconfig; not configuring zfcp
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start installer
2. Skip media check
Freezes after anaconda loads.
I had problems with FC5 & the 2.6.17 kernel. It never loaded for me (had to
stick with the 2.6.16 kernels). I have a feeling it might have something to do
with my promise sata controller.
Attached is a dmidecode ran from my FC5 instance.
Created attachment 140625 [details]
dmidecode run under fc5
Btw, a work around is to boot with 'nodmraid'.
I'm reviewing this bug as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt to
isolate current bugs in the Fedora kernel.
I am CC'ing myself to this bug, however this version of Fedora is no longer
Please attempt to reproduce this bug with a current version of Fedora (presently
Fedora 8). If the bug no longer exists, please close the bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no further information lodged.
Thanks for using Fedora!
Bug is fixed in F8.