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Bug 25874 - Installer crash when looking for a bus mouse
Installer crash when looking for a bus mouse
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-03 12:19 EST by Dan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-06 14:51:57 EST
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Description Dan 2001-02-03 12:19:56 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.61 [en] (Win95; U)

I'm installing RHL 7.0 on a i386 PC with 8mb RAM and 1.2Gb IDE HD. There is a 1.44 and 1.2 floppies
and a 4x ATAPI cd-rom (from creative labs).

I install from a boot disk and multi-cd burned from images.

I tried to install in graphic, text and expert mode but the installer always crash at the same

In the tty2, as soon as the message: looking for bus mouse" appear the installer failed.

Here is the message displayed in the tty1 screen:

Install exited abnormally -- recieved signal 15
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
disabling swap...
unmounting filesystems...
  /mnt/source  unmount failded (16)
you may safely reboot your system

I tried the update image  update-disk-20001009.img but I didn't solve the

BTW:  There is no USB port on the PC, the mouse is a serial one.

Thanks for help!

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from the floppy
2. Select language and keyboard
3. Answer no to "do you have a driver disk"
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-06 13:53:12 EST
This won't work (not enough RAM).

Why didn't we detect this Erik?
Comment 2 Erik Troan 2001-02-06 14:51:50 EST
We were dying before the python got far enough along to complain -- I've added a
check for enough ram to the loader as well.

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