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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90)
Description of problem:
The installer says it is "running anaconda" and then fails with a "exec:
no such file" meessage, after which it sends the normal aborted install
The hardware is a Dell Optiplex GA with 192M memory. Same CD installed
fine on a HP machine *after* encountering this problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot up from cd
2. start install process
Actual Results: install exited abnormally
Expected Results: Should've installed? :)
Have tried the following boot time options:
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This is for a customer who is having this problem.
Sounds like something could be wrong with the cd. Tell them to look on VC4 and
see if there are any error messages (like cdrom seek error messages). Please
attach the messages on VC4 if possible.
Found the problem: changed the CD-ROM drive with a CD-RW and installation
worked fine. Old reader was a Toshiba XM-6102B with a manufacture date of
I wonder if it was a bad drive or if it was another instance of the DMA problems
that we've seen. I guess we'll never know now, but at least the machine is