Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 50215
Installer crashed when upgrading a RH6.2 box
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:35:15 EDT
Description of Problem:
I upgrade a RH6.2 box to RH7.1
During upgrade process via text interface, the installer crashes when is going to upgrade/install "tcsh-6.10-5" package with a error message "install exited abnormally -- received signal 11"
Often, but not always.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from RH7.1 CDROM
2. enter "text" in the boot command prompt
3. select "upgrade" from the installation menu
4. continue the general process to upgrade, and ... CRASH!
The installer crashes with the "install exited abnormally -- received signal 11" message.
Installation should finished normally!
The computer is an AMD-Athlon 650 MHz with 512KB ext. cache
Motherboard GIGA 7IXE with AMI BIOS ver 02/29/2000
Can you look on VC4 and see if there are any error messages? The problem is,
though, depending on exactly where the upgrade crashed, your machine may be in
an unstable state, which may make reproducing the problem difficult.
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.