Bug 437303 - Anaconda crash during ia64 install @ "HP Virtual Mouse"
Summary: Anaconda crash during ia64 install @ "HP Virtual Mouse"
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 435381
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda
Version: 5.2
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2008-03-13 14:19 UTC by Prarit Bhargava
Modified: 2008-03-13 14:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-13 14:55:51 UTC


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Description Prarit Bhargava 2008-03-13 14:19:41 UTC
Description of problem:

While installing, the following crash is seen on the screen:

Installing bootloader...
Found HP Virtual Mouse
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rhpxl/xhwstate.py", line 749, in
generate_xconfig
    get_option(ilomouse_conf, "MinX").val = 0
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rhpxl/xserver.py", line 64, in
generateConfig
    self.config = self.hwstate.generate_xconfig(self.mousehw, self.keyboard)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/xsetup.py", line 32, in write
    self.xserver.generateConfig()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 117, in writeXConfiguration
    anaconda.id.xsetup.write(fn+"/etc/X11", anaconda.id.mouse, anaconda.id.keyboard)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 201, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 124, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/cmdline.py", line 135, in run
    anaconda.dispatch.gotoNext()
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 982, in ?
    anaconda.intf.run(anaconda)
TypeError: Expected a string

install exited abnormally [1/1] 
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
disabling swap...
        /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol01
unmounting filesystems...
        /mnt/runtime done


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): latest RHEL5
snapshot (20060308)


How reproducible: 100%


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install.
  
Actual results:

Installing bootloader...
Found HP Virtual Mouse
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rhpxl/xhwstate.py", line 749, in
generate_xconfig
    get_option(ilomouse_conf, "MinX").val = 0
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rhpxl/xserver.py", line 64, in
generateConfig
    self.config = self.hwstate.generate_xconfig(self.mousehw, self.keyboard)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/xsetup.py", line 32, in write
    self.xserver.generateConfig()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 117, in writeXConfiguration
    anaconda.id.xsetup.write(fn+"/etc/X11", anaconda.id.mouse, anaconda.id.keyboard)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 201, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 124, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/cmdline.py", line 135, in run
    anaconda.dispatch.gotoNext()
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 982, in ?
    anaconda.intf.run(anaconda)
TypeError: Expected a string

install exited abnormally [1/1] 
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
disabling swap...
        /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol01
unmounting filesystems...
        /mnt/runtime done

Expected results: Install should succeed.


Additional info:  Seen on hp-rx6600-03.rhts.boston.redhat.com . 100% reproducible.

Comment 1 Doug Chapman 2008-03-13 14:55:51 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 435381 ***


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