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Bug 385281 - Loader Received SIGSEGV!
Loader Received SIGSEGV!
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-15 13:59 EST by Srikanth Konjarla
Modified: 2008-01-10 11:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-10 11:53:25 EST
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Description Srikanth Konjarla 2007-11-15 13:59:15 EST
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 8 Installer

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from the DVD/LiveCD/HardDisk to install fedora8 on the laptop (Averatec
Actual results:
Loader Received SIGSEGV! and installer crashes.

Expected results:

Additional info:
The laptop information can be found at

FWIW, there were no issues with installing Fedora7 (currently fedora7 is running
on this laptop). I have tried again with Fedora7 installer and it works just fine.
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-11-15 14:44:14 EST
Please attach the traceback you are seeing to this bug report.
Comment 2 Srikanth Konjarla 2007-11-15 14:59:31 EST
Here it is. Please note that i have to type manually by looking at the screen of
the laptop that i am attempting to install F8.

loader received SIGSEGV! Backtrace:
install exited abnormally [1/1]
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
disabling swap...
unmounting filesystems...

(In reply to comment #1)
> Please attach the traceback you are seeing to this bug report.

(In reply to comment #1)
> Please attach the traceback you are seeing to this bug report.

Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2007-11-15 16:23:43 EST
For our future reference:

clumens@exeter:/usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/loader$ eu-addr2line -e
Comment 4 tswan 2007-12-04 13:14:15 EST
There is also a SIGABRT issued as well.  See comments from Bug 375171
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=375171#c2.  Perhaps there are
several bugs that should be consolidated to remove duplicates: 375171, 352861
just to point out a few.
Comment 5 Chris Lumens 2008-01-10 11:53:25 EST
This should be fixed in rawhide.  Thanks for the bug report.

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