Bug 223561 - Bad: Installer in fc6-i386 crashes
Summary: Bad: Installer in fc6-i386 crashes
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-20 00:00 UTC by Muralidhar N
Modified: 2008-08-27 17:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-08-27 17:49:00 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Anaconda dump after failure (67.75 KB, text/plain)
2007-01-20 00:03 UTC, Muralidhar N
no flags Details

Description Muralidhar N 2007-01-20 00:00:58 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
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Description of problem:
Installer crashes when selecting all packes during installation of FC6 i386 DVD edition

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select all packages during installation (whether dhcp or non dhcp)
2. Press next
3. During dependency checking anaconda crashes

Actual Results:
Anaconda dumped a trace file and installation stopped

Expected Results:
Installation has to continue

Additional info:
My Computer Hardware is as follows -
AMD K6-2 500 MHZ, Samsung 120 EIDE HDD, 256 MB RAM, NVDIA MX200/400 32 MB VIVO AGP Card, Intel Pro 10/100 NIC, CMedia 8738 sound card

Comment 1 Muralidhar N 2007-01-20 00:03:35 UTC
Created attachment 146047 [details]
Anaconda dump after failure

Comment 2 Muralidhar N 2007-01-20 17:32:07 UTC
AMD K6-2 500 MHZ, Samsung 120GB EIDE HDD, 256 MB RAM, NVDIA MX200/400 32 MB 
VIVO AGP Card, Intel Pro 10/100 NIC, CMedia 8738 sound card, SAMSUNG Dual DVD 
Writer, LG CDWriter

Comment 3 Muralidhar N 2007-01-25 22:32:29 UTC
updates.img for the bug 212048 also used. But it didnot solved the problem at all

Comment 4 Muralidhar N 2007-02-01 22:26:50 UTC
Same DVD works with same RAM, but the CPU is 1.8 GHZ.

Comment 5 Ken Smith 2007-04-20 18:28:56 UTC
Same bug here on an AMD K6 500Mhz, 13G Seagate disk, 512 Mb ram, Ati Video.

The installer reaches the package selection and dumps.

Installation started via Hard Disk install and via HTTP from local server.

Same sources use to install Intel P4 2G & Thinkpad Celeron 1.2 systems without

Is this related to the AMD K6?

Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 05:31:05 UTC
User pnasrat@redhat.com's account has been closed

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 05:39:51 UTC
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
sorry it's taken so long for your bug to be properly triaged and acted
on. We appreciate the time you took to report this issue and want to
make sure no important bugs slip through the cracks.

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Comment 8 Muralidhar N 2008-04-05 23:04:28 UTC
The issue was solved in Fedora Core 7 and was introduced again Fedora 8. Fedora
8 core dumps randomly and wont install at all giving cpu register errors. The
cpu is not recongnised by the kernel itself and this has been acknowledged by
fedoraunity.org. Please check and update...

Muralidhar N

Comment 9 Chris Lumens 2008-08-27 17:49:00 UTC
Whatever error you are currently seeing is entirely unrelated to the initial report.  Your new error sounds like some sort of kernel oops.  Please open a new bug against the kernel component with that information.  Thanks.

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