Bug 490261 - Anaconda text mode fails with exeption
Anaconda text mode fails with exeption
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-03-14 07:22 EDT by A.J. Werkman
Modified: 2009-03-16 16:07 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-16 16:07:47 EDT
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Exception screen 1 (200.58 KB, image/gif)
2009-03-14 07:22 EDT, A.J. Werkman
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Last error screen (220.42 KB, image/gif)
2009-03-14 07:23 EDT, A.J. Werkman
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Description A.J. Werkman 2009-03-14 07:22:18 EDT
Created attachment 335193 [details]
Exception screen 1

Description of problem:
Anaconda fails to install the fedora system in text mode.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Anaconda 11.5.0.28

How reproducible:
Everytime. I reproduced it with a Fedora 10 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora in text mode. I use a system with two harddisks and two network cards.
2. After giving a root password in the root password screen installation stops with an exeption. Example is in the screenshot "Screen1" which I attached.
3. If I choose the "Save" option in the exeptions screen, the system failes with the screen autput as in "Screen2".
  
Actual results:
Unable to install the system. 

Expected results:
I expect anaconda to install the system.

Additional info:
- I am able to install in graphic mode.
- After the installation has failed and I reboot, the harddisks have not been modified by the installation process.
- A kickstart installation fails with the same output on the screen as in "Screen2".
Comment 1 A.J. Werkman 2009-03-14 07:23:35 EDT
Created attachment 335194 [details]
Last error screen
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2009-03-16 10:48:07 EDT
This should be fixed in anaconda-11.5.0.29.
Comment 3 A.J. Werkman 2009-03-16 15:53:45 EDT
Tried anaconda-11.5.0.29 today. In textmode I do not see the exeption error anymore, but in the partitioning screen there are no harddisk to be selected although in tty2 fdisk -l shows the harddisks. After that anaconda complains not to be able to make a root filesystem.

A kickstart installation fails with the above mentioned exception.
Comment 4 Andy Lindeberg 2009-03-16 16:07:47 EDT
We don't like to conflate different bug reports, so could you please open a new bug with the problems you are now experiencing? Thanks.

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