Bug 23583 - error codes at the end of install, sys woun't boot
error codes at the end of install, sys woun't boot
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 17928
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-01-08 11:43 EST by matt richardson
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-09 11:32:46 EST
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Description matt richardson 2001-01-08 11:43:39 EST
While installing RH 7 I received these lines of error code at the end of 
the install.

Trceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.01//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 1632, 
      in doInstall
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1383, 
      in writeConfiguration
  File"var/tmp/anaconda_7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 660,
      in writeRootPassword
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iutil/py", line 40,
      in execWithRedirect
    raise RuntimeError, command + "can not be run"
RuntimeError: /usr/bin/passwd can not be run

When I reboot I am entered into an infinite loop, with the following 
repeating on the screen:

Loading linux..
Error 0x10
boot: linux

I am a first time linux user, using a system with a pentium 200mhz, 48mb 
ram, 2gig HD, and a 1mb trident 9680 video card w/ an E-machines 15s 
monitor capable of 1024 x 768 @ 60hz with 28~55KHz (Horizontal) and 40 - 
90Hz (Vertical) as the refresh rates.

I had linux 7.0 running yesterday but reloaded to try to get the viewable 
size a little bigger (800x600 instead of 640x480). This is where I am at 
now.  I have tried reinstalling about a dozen times before sending this in.

Thanks much for any help!
Matt :~)
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-01-09 11:32:33 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 17928 ***

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