Bug 37573 - install exited abnormally
install exited abnormally
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 37280
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2001-04-25 04:46 EDT by Robert Kane
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-25 16:38:05 EDT
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Description Robert Kane 2001-04-25 04:46:59 EDT
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During installation (upgrade) after attempting to determine the packages 
installed, the system crashes, drops out of X and displays "WARNING: 
Unknown EDD version 0x1600 supported" - WARNING: Unknown EDD version 
0x1600 supported
install exited abnormally

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Entered nofb at boot prompt
2. Chose Upgrade installation
3. Created swap file in /var which had plenty of space for the extra 12MB 
4. Chose not to customize the packages
5. System crashes after attempting to read package database.

Actual Results:  Waiting for X server to start...log located in /tmp/X.log
...... X server started successfully.
WARNING: Unknown EDD version 0x1600 supported
WARNING: Unknown EDD version 0x1600 supported
install exited abnormally
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
disabling swap...
unmounitng filesystems...
        /mnt/source umount failed ()
you may safely reboot your system
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-04-25 10:24:34 EDT
This looks like the same bug as #37280.  What kind of machine are you seeing
this behavior on?
Comment 2 Robert Kane 2001-04-25 16:30:15 EDT
Compaq Deskpro Pentium Pro 200MHz with a Matrox Millenium PCI Video card, 128MB 
RAM, Adaptec AIC7x00 (2940U) PCI host adaptor, Western Digital 6.4GB hard 
drive, IBM 4x CDRom, Python 4mm DAT DDS-DC SCSI tape.  I can be more specific 
if need be.
Comment 3 Brent Fox 2001-04-25 16:38:00 EDT
Ok, bug #37280 was seen on a Compaq Deskpro as well, so I'm resolving this bug
as a dupe of bug 37280 since it arrived first.  If you could continue to respond
to bug 37280, it would help us to consolidate these reports in one place.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 37280 ***

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