Bug 455361 - Installer fails in starting on PS3
Installer fails in starting on PS3
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
ppc64 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-14 23:20 EDT by Kazunori Asayama
Modified: 2008-07-15 15:46 EDT (History)
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Description Kazunori Asayama 2008-07-14 23:20:06 EDT
Description of problem:

The installer failes in starting on PLAYSTATION 3 by the error:

  UnboundLocalError: local variable 'machine' referenced before assignment

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

  Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert boot CD (created from boot.iso) into PS3.
2. Boot PS3.
3. Choose language and keyboard type.
4. Wait for starting the installer.
Actual results:

The installer fails with the following message:

Running anaconda, the Fedora system installer - please wait...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 565, in <module>
    from exception import handleException
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/exception.py", line 35, in <module>
    import partedUtils
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partedUtils.py", line 34, in <module>
    import fsset
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1114, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1007, in __init__
    if iutil.getPPCMacGen() == "NewWorld":
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 399, in getPPCMacGen
    if getPPCMachine() != "PMac":
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 356, in getPPCMachine
    for part in (machine, platform):
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'machine' referenced before assignment
install exited abnormally [1/1]
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
disabling swap...
unmounting filesystems...
        /mnt/runtime done
        disabling /dev/loop0 LOOP_CLR_FD failed: 6
        /proc done
        /dev/pts done
        /sys done
        /mnt/stage2 done
        /selinux done
you may safely reboot your system

Expected results:

The installer successfully starts.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-07-15 15:46:23 EDT
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.

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