Bug 253421 - Installer hangs at "Installing bootloader"
Installer hangs at "Installing bootloader"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-19 03:26 EDT by Mark Chandler
Modified: 2008-08-06 16:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-08-06 16:19:56 EDT
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Anaconda Log (23.84 KB, text/plain)
2007-08-19 03:26 EDT, Mark Chandler
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Description Mark Chandler 2007-08-19 03:26:11 EDT
Description of problem:
Installer hangs at "Installing bootloader".

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use x86_64 (f8t1) DVD to install onto laptop with existing Windows & Linux
2. English/US install
3. Remove all Linux partitions
4. Grub bootloader to install on MBR of /dev/sda
5. Office Prod. & Software Dev. program groups
6. Configure primary interface as dynamic with manual hostname
Actual results:

Boot partition is not installed properly at the end of a clean install. Grub
doesn't work properly (hangs at 1.5) and no kernels appear to be installed in /boot.

Expected results:
Grub installed and OS boots.

Additional info:
Please see attached files for Anaconda log
Comment 1 Mark Chandler 2007-08-19 03:26:11 EDT
Created attachment 161815 [details]
Anaconda Log
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-09-21 14:08:42 EDT
How much memory does your machine have?
Comment 3 Mark Chandler 2007-09-21 21:37:34 EDT
1 GiB
In case it's needed, this laptop's Smolt profile is here:
Comment 4 Andy Lindeberg 2008-06-03 16:25:06 EDT
Have you encountered the same problem with Fedora 9?

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