Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445137
dmidecode failure installing on HP Pavillion notebook
Last modified: 2008-08-04 11:02:44 EDT
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Happens every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Buy an HP Pavillion dv6265us (Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz)
2. Boot the Fedora 9 Preview DVD
3. Choose a graphical install
4. Get the error "Runtime Error: Error Running /usr/bin/dmidecode: Input/output
Did you verify your install media?
Yes I did, and it installs ok if I use a text install.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Can you try the install again with the final release instead of the preview?