Bug 436319 - Bad: Installation terminates abnormally
Bad: Installation terminates abnormally
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-06 09:50 EST by RudiGloder
Modified: 2008-03-07 11:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-06 21:20:23 EST
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Description RudiGloder 2008-03-06 09:50:04 EST
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Description of problem:
The programm terminates abnormally. The installation is not possible. 
That error occurs right after manually choosing a partition table.
I already tried to premake a partition table with another program.
Still the outcome was the same.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot from DVD image x86-64
2.Install in safe graphical mode
3.Choose partition table ( either default or manual ) and then installation hangs for a while until error message occurs

Actual Results:
error message appears:

uknown encoding: string-escape

Expected Results:
The installation should have moved on.

Additional info:
Intel Core 2 Duo E4500
2GB G.Skill DDR2-800 - CL5
Geforce 6600GT
Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3

Exact error message ( pictures ) can be found within above provided url or here:
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-03-06 21:20:23 EST
This should be fixed in Fedora 9 Alpha.
Comment 2 RudiGloder 2008-03-07 11:18:53 EST
(In reply to comment #1)
> This should be fixed in Fedora 9 Alpha.

As a matter of fact using the Fedora 9 Alpha solved this issue.
No problems at all occurred during the installation.
Thank you!

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