Bug 49304 - anaconda exits when installing grub
anaconda exits when installing grub
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 49242
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-17 15:33 EDT by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-18 16:36:16 EDT
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Description Michael Redinger 2001-07-17 15:33:37 EDT
When selecting grub as bootloader, anaconda exits at the end of installation. Using lilo works fine.
There's no traceback, it simply says that anaconda exited abnormally and shuts down.

I confess this is a somewhat "unusual" install: I have to insert the cpqarray module manually (used the one from the drivers disk).
But as lilo works fine ...

This is on a Compaq Proliant 1500 with a NCR53C825 onboard SCSI chip (CD-ROM attached) and a Compaq Smart Array (Hardware Raid) Controller (which holds all the harddisks).
1st partition (blocks 1 to 10) is a Compaq service partition (type set to VFAT)
2nd partition is / (4GB) (ext3)
3rd partition is swap (128MB)
4th partiton is extended
5th partition is /home (ext3)
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-07-18 16:36:09 EDT
This defect considered MUST-FIX for Fairfax gold-release.
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2001-07-18 18:38:02 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 49242 ***

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