Bug 26523 - Installer fails Workstation install w/'Generic SVGA' on vmware client
Installer fails Workstation install w/'Generic SVGA' on vmware client
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-07 14:56 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-12 02:14:07 EST
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debug file produced by installer after failure. (130.53 KB, text/plain)
2001-02-07 14:59 EST, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2001-02-07 14:56:49 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.72 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.18 i686)


Summary says it all. Generic SVGA worked with previous (6.x) RedHat version
installs. I circumvented the problem by choosing Unlisted Card instead, so
it's not really a serious problem, but the error dialog insisted I come
here and report it. I will attach the anaconda debugging output.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Begin Workstation install on VMWare client. I'm not altogether certain
that it needs to be a 'Workstation' install.
2. Choose 'Generic SVGA' when asked about what type of video hardware the
machine has.
3. Watch as the installer fails.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2001-02-07 14:59:15 EST
Created attachment 9282 [details]
debug file produced by installer after failure.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-02-12 02:14:03 EST
Already been fixed.  The 'server' variable wasn't being properly initialized and
was essentially a non-existant variable when choosing 'generic svga'.

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