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Bug 27444 - Fisher Install crash with UpdateDisk
Fisher Install crash with UpdateDisk
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 33488
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-13 16:14 EST by Red Hat Bugzilla
Modified: 2008-03-13 15:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-03 18:11:53 EDT
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Description Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-13 16:14:01 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows NT; DigExt)

Installation of Fisher to an SMP Pentium III with a DriverUpdateDisk 
crashes just prior to installation complete.  The failure occurs prior to 
the update of the boot sector but after disk formatting and installation 
of all packages. 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install using linux dd (or text dd)
2. Insert driver update disk
3. Proceed with installation.  	

Actual Results:  Driver update disk inserted and driver loaded 
(sym53c8xx). Disk(s) formatted and packages installed. Crash occurred 
after all packages loaded but prior to boot sector update.  (Remark: This 
was a re-installation. On a reboot, LILO came up and the old boot options 
were available.  Of course, were unable to boot because the old 
installation had been destroyed.)

Expected Results:  Installation would complete. Driver disk was customized 
for Fisher - used the same tool to generate disk as that for Red Hat 7.0 
(with the kernel specific changes that were necessary).

Please see end.  The directory kernel/driversscsi  is unusual. Would 
expect kernel/drivers/scsi.  Did a character get dropped?

Text based install dump:  anaconda.txt
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 503, in ?
    intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1179, in run
    rc = apply (step[1](), step[2])
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 608, in 
    if todo.doInstall ():
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1887, in 
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1575, in 
    os.rename(fromFile, to)
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

Local variables in innermost frame:
n: 2.4.0-0.99.11smp
name: sym53c8xx
self: <todo.ToDo instance at 825ec28>
fromFile: /mnt/sysimage/lib/modules/2.4.0-0.99.11smp/sym53c8xx.o
pattern:  2.4.0-0.99.11smp/sym53c8xx.o 2.4.0-0.99.11/sym53c8xx.o
kernelVersions: ['2.4.0-0.99.11smp', '2.4.0-0.99.11']
path: /tmp/modules/sym53c8xx
names:  sym53c8xx.o sym53c8xx.o
command: cd /mnt/sysimage/lib/modules; gunzip 
< /tmp/modules/sym53c8xx/modules.cgz | /mnt/sysimage/bin/cpio  --quiet -
iumd  2.4.0-0.99.11smp/sym53c8xx.o 2.4.0-0.99.11/sym53c8xx.o
subdir: scsi
to: /mnt/sysimage/lib/modules/2.4.0-

ToDo object:

Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-27 18:10:49 EST
Please try with the recent Wolverine beta release.
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-04-02 16:01:39 EDT
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have anything to add to the bug
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-04-03 18:12:14 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 33488 ***

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