Bug 32717 - installer hangs when reading packages
Summary: installer hangs when reading packages
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-03-22 16:31 UTC by mohlmann5
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-22 16:31:11 UTC


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Description mohlmann5 2001-03-22 16:31:08 UTC
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When i install Redhat linux 7.0 he 's hanging by reading packages

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.I boot from floppy
2.Then i give him the information he needed
3.Then he's going to read package information and then he's making a fail.
	

Actual Results:  I must be reboot and i can't install Redhat 7.0

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda.real", line 438, in ?
    intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1030, in 
run
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/textw/packages_text.py", 
line 33, in __call__
  File "/tmp/updates/todo.py", line 539, in getCompsList
    self.comps = self.method.readComps(self.hdList)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/harddrive.py", line 43, 
in readComps
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 459, in 
__init__
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 428, in 
readCompsFile
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 101, in 
__getitem__
KeyError: XFree86

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <comps.HeaderList instance at 81e4460>
item: XFree86

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iharddrive
HardDriveInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'fstype'
p6
S'vfat'
p7
sS'isMounted'
p8
I1
sS'fnames'
p9
(dp10

<failed>

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-23 16:03:26 UTC
This happens when the XFree86 package on the hard drive is corrupt or missing.
This can happen due to i/o errors when copying these files to the hard drive
when setting up the image to install from.


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