Bug 22907 - Installation of Linux failed
Summary: Installation of Linux failed
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 16686
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-12-27 22:49 UTC by Caspar von Walzel
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-09 23:06:39 UTC


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Description Caspar von Walzel 2000-12-27 22:49:45 UTC
The installation of Redhat Linux 7.0 failed with the following 
errormessage:

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", 
line 20, in run
    rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1472, in 
doInstall
    self.fstab.mountFilesystems (self.instPath)
  File "fstab.py", line 715, in mountFilesystems
    raise SystemError, (errno, msg)
SystemError: (22, 'Invalid argument')

Local variables in innermost frame:
size: 1534207
fsystem: ext2
self: <fstab.GuiFstab instance at 84b98d8>
msg: Invalid argument
doFormat: 1
errno: 22
device: hdb4
instPath: /mnt/sysimage
mntpoint: /

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

<failed>

The installation was attemted directly from CD, with the Workstation 
option, partitioning done with fdisk. After assigning mountpoints and 
initialising format an error stated that the swap partitions could not be 
created and the installer exited with the above message.

For further information, please contact me at caspar.von.walzel@hut.fi

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-01-09 23:06:35 UTC
This looks alot like bug 16686.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16686 ***


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