Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 27937
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:31:31 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.72 [en] (Win98; U)
Installation fails, here's what I see on the screen:
Waiting for X server to start.. X server started successfully
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 500, in ?
extraModules = extraModules, pcicController = pcicController)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 550, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 592, in SetFdDevice
if not floppyDrive: return
install exited abnormally
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install from floppy or CD-ROM (created from iso file) Both floppy and CD-ROM install fine on my laptop.
Actual Results: Installation fails - see Description above.
Expected Results: Installation screen should have appeared
This machine has had RH Linux 6.2 and RH Linux 7.0 installed previously without any problems.
The machine has an ASUS P3B-F motherboard running Award BIOS 1006 (latest from ASUS). 128MB RAM, 3DFx VooDoo3D AGP board w/
16MB video RAM. SoundBlaster Live! sound card, and USR 56K Performance Pro Modem (controller-based - not WinModem). Serial Ports 1
& 2 are disabled in BIOS, LPT1 enabled, MS Intellimouse Optical mouse on USB port. Floppy drive is a NEC 1.44MB 3.5" drive. Also have a
100MB internal ZIP drive, Matsushita DVD Drive, and an HP CD9300 Internal CD-ROM burner.
Please use the update image from
using the instructions described in the README of that directory or this fisher
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 25514 ***