Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232579
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:46 EST
Description of problem:
Installation Failing after providing root password.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL-3 U8 32 bit GM AS
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Connect RHEL-3 U8 CD from HP Intergrated lights out(ILO)-2, Virtual media
from Compaq EVO P-4 client( windows 2000 prof + sp4 / browser firefox 1.5).
2.Reboot the Server to boot the server to RHEL installation.
3.Choose graphical installtion.
4. choose manual partition of 160 GB SATA hard disk.
5. Create 3 partition
a) /boot - 100 MB sda1 -ext3 filesystem
b) swap - 2000MB sda2 -swap filesystem
c) / -10000MB sda3 - ext3 filesystem
6. choose grub loader
7. Then for eth0 interface give DHCP IP.
8. give some manual hostname.
9. Press next to goto root password screen, provide some password and press next
10. It throws an error as "Unahandled error has occured" and gives option to
debug and press "ok".but on clicking both shows some wierd characters.
Continue to install.
Server: HP proliant DL 320G4
DAS(Local hard disk) 160 GB hard drive Inserted.
Please attach the complete exception you are getting to this bug report, as that
contains information necessary to debug this failure.
Created attachment 150459 [details]
Zipped File Contains the ScreenShots of the whole Exception.
the "rhel3 u8.zip" zipped file contains ,3 screenshots .
The traceback shows this is a problem with Python in RHEL-3. The urllib2 module
is trying to call the formatdate() method on the rfc822 module, but that method
does not exist. Here's the traceback:
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/urllib2.py", line 920, in open_local_file
modified = rfc822.formatdate(stats[stat.ST_MTIME])
AttributeError: 'module' object has not attribute 'formatdate'
Assigning to Python.
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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