Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439239
Anaconda doesn't "switch CDs" when installing from CD ISO images
Last modified: 2008-04-01 12:19:49 EDT
Description of problem:
When anaconda needs to mount a new ISO image onto /mnt/source, it just stays
there "reattempting to download" some package (which would be on the next ISO
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda as of F9 beta
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install from CD ISO images via NFS
"reattempting to download ..." -> fails, offers "retry/reboot"
- umounts old image, mounts next image autonomously
- doesn't attempt to "download" a pkg file multiple times when installing
(quasi-) locally via NFS
I umounted the old image and mounted the new one manually, which got me to a
certain point when it barfed over the liferea pkg file on the 5th disk, which
This is working fine for me with anaconda-126.96.36.199, both booting off the
netinst.iso and without. Is there anything particular that you are doing? Can
you attach the /tmp/anaconda.log if you are still seeing problems here?
The beta was shipped with 188.8.131.52 -- have you fixed something in between or
shall we investigate this further?
Yes, there were some nfsiso-specific fixes since 184.108.40.206.
In that case let's close it.