Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 45125
AS500 graphical installer crash
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:46 EDT
Description of Problem:
on an AlphaStation 500, the installer dies when trying to use the standard
start an install of RedHat 7.1 using bootflags "0"
Steps to Reproduce:
the installer dies and prompts you to reboot your Alpha
For anaconda to start correctly
might this be because of the default TGA card in the AS500?
here's the traceback:
Probing for mouse type...
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/bin/annaconda", line 314 in ?
result =xserver.startX (runres, nofbmode)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/xserver.py", line 100 in startX
ServerPath = '/usr/X11R6/bin/' + x.server
TypeError: illegal argument type for built in operation
There is referance to this in the axp-list. See:
The X configuration section has been completely rewritten, so this issue should
not appear in future versions.