Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447037
Anaconda exits with exception
Last modified: 2008-05-19 15:53:24 EDT
Description of problem:
While installing fedora 9 with all default packages, except kde instead of
gnome, installer exits abnormally.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Retry install on my system.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try installer on my system.
Installer throws error and gives option to save bug file and exit installer.
Attached is the bug file that I could save with the save button.
Created attachment 305796 [details]
Did you verify your media? The error messages in your log file indicate kernel
errors reading the disc. So you have a bad download, bad burn, or the kernel is
having difficulties reading your disc due to driver problems or physical media
problems (like inferior quality media that can't burn at the rate you used).
Yes I did verify my disc and it came out okay. It gives errors on two
particular times in the install process. 3 times about 70% into the install.
And two times right near the start. So it could indeed be a faulty dvd. I'll
try to burn another image to a new disc and see if this resolves the matter.
Thank you for looking into the problem!
*** Bug 447081 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I've tried it again, with a newly burned disc at below rated speed, sha1
checksum was okay and the dvd verified again. But it still threw the error.
I've also tried a live image (on usb) but that didn't even boot (worked fine on
a different computer).
I don't know if system specs are usefull but I'll add it for completeness:
asus p5k mainboard (p35 chipset), intel Q6600, 6GB ocz memory (a 2x1gb and a
2x2gb kit), Western digital 150gb raptor for the OS, western digital 750gb for
(In reply to comment #5)
> I've tried it again, with a newly burned disc at below rated speed, sha1
> checksum was okay and the dvd verified again. But it still threw the error.
> *** Bug 447081 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
My but 447081 was moved here, and in that issue I describe that it's *not* an
issue with the media. I verified the SHA1SUM on the download, and also checked
the media at install time, both were OK.
Also, I used the same media to do a successful install, but only by accepting
all the default installation choices.
I wanted KDE but not Gnome (plus a lot of other config choices), but when I
install this way Anaconda fails. I could only make it work by accepting the
default configuration, and then using yum to install kde and other components.
See my original bug report 447081 for the Anaconda dump file.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 446762 ***