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Bug 245609 - Unhandled exception during install
Unhandled exception during install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
low Severity high
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-06-25 14:10 EDT by Joseph Kaye
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-22 14:18:35 EDT
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Crash dump from anaconda. (68.95 KB, text/plain)
2007-06-25 14:10 EDT, Joseph Kaye
no flags Details
RAWHIDE/developmental anaconda crashdump. (69.36 KB, text/plain)
2007-06-25 19:47 EDT, Joseph Kaye
no flags Details

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Description Joseph Kaye 2007-06-25 14:10:22 EDT
Description of problem: Unhandled exception during install

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 7

How reproducible: Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download DVD ISO
2. Unpack to FTP server
3. Burn boot.iso to CD
4: Start installation 
5: After the partition is formatted (/dev/sda15), the unhandled exception is
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info: 
Gigabyte GA-7DPXDW+ motherboard
1GB of RAM
WD 160GB ATA100 Hard Drive
BFGtech gForce MX440 video card
Qlogic QLA2462-CK FC controller (Not connected to SAN)
Comment 1 Joseph Kaye 2007-06-25 14:10:22 EDT
Created attachment 157773 [details]
Crash dump from anaconda.
Comment 2 Joseph Kaye 2007-06-25 19:46:15 EDT
Still fails with the "rawhide" or developmental version.
Comment 3 Joseph Kaye 2007-06-25 19:47:31 EDT
Created attachment 157835 [details]
RAWHIDE/developmental anaconda crashdump.
Comment 4 Joseph Kaye 2007-06-27 17:01:25 EDT
Have you had a chance to look at this yet? Thanks!
Comment 5 Joseph Kaye 2007-07-09 18:33:41 EDT
Any updates to this?
Comment 6 David Cantrell 2007-08-16 16:33:53 EDT
Appears fixed in rawhide.
Comment 7 Joseph Kaye 2007-08-22 14:04:53 EDT
Can you explain why it is still failing on my machine?  Is there any useful
information in the 2 crashdumps that I attached?
Comment 8 David Cantrell 2007-08-22 14:18:35 EDT
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partedUtils.py", line 1163, in openDevices
    rc = intf.messageWindow(_("Warning"),
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 118, in createLabel
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 581, in labelDevice
    kslabel = entry.label)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1550, in labelEntry
    entry.fsystem.labelDevice(entry, chroot)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1648, in makeFilesystems
    self.labelEntry(entry, chroot)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 153, in turnOnFilesystems
    anaconda.id.fsset.makeFilesystems (anaconda.rootPath)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 203, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 126, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1041, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 67, in renderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1068, in handleRenderCallback
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'messageWindow'

Your crash dump shows where anaconda is failing.  We were trying to display an
error message dialog box when the interface object was set to None.  We've fixed
that since you last tried rawhide and now.  Your last crash dump is from June
25th (or posted on that date).  The changelog shows we fixed this issue on July
16th, so a build after that point will have the fix.

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