Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 26491
anaconda crashes during install using update image
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:31:17 EDT
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Had problem with anaconda detecting floppyDrive booted up and used the
suggested fisher update disk new problem occured.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up on RH Fisher CD
2. Type in linux updates at boot prompt
3. let the install start
Actual Results: crash
Had problems with the floppydrive not found by anaconda so followed
instructions for it according to the 25514 bug report. For complete
discription of my hardware setup see bug 26327.
Got the fisher-upddisk.img and used it as instructed.
on the boot prompt
it starts up comes to blue screen ask for my updates disk put it into
floppy drive hit OK
tells me it reads anaconda update
and some other things there X starts up RH logo
crash back to black background
now with a new error message
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 500, in ?
extraModules = extraModules, pcicController = pcicController)
File "tmp/updates/todo.py", line 561, in __init__
install exited abnormally
and we are getting shut down.
This time i get a setClass error instead of floppyDrive error
It appears that the updates image may be corrupted.
Please mount the floppy (under linux) and run this command:
You should see it output:
Turned out the floppy had bad tracks on it.
Did a new floppy and it worked fine. Sorry for being stupid and consume
Got Fisher installed now. time to play.