Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 54445
Crash during installation.
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
Description of Problem:
While I try to install linux AND windows, I get a "report imediately to bugzilla"-message in the linux part.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The errormessage comes every time I try over different variations.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. have windows ME installed
2. fips'ed my disc (4 gb for windows remaining 26 linux)
3. tried to install linux on remaining part
have disc with info from your program
Is this happening when you try to install Red Hat or when you try to run it
The problem occurs while formatting (I think during swap-drive formatting). I've tried installing 6.2 version instead and that works but it gives me great headaches when it comes to the too new hardwarecomponents I have. You might suggest to install 7.1 by upgrading 6.2, but we have tried that and it all fails again.
assigning to anaconda (installer)
I have had the same problem installing Linux 7.1 from CD rom created from a
downloaded iso-file on another Linux-PC.
'Report to bugzilla' created a file with following text on the floppy.
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 520, in ?
intf.run(todo, test = test)
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1126, in run
rc = apply (step(), args)
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/textw/packages_text.py", line
33, in __call__
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 769, in
self.comps = self.method.readComps(self.hdList)
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 17, in readComps
return ComponentSet(self.tree + '/RedHat/base/comps', hdlist)
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 542, in __init__
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 417, in
lines = file.readlines()
IOError: [Errno 5] Input/output error
Local variables in innermost frame:
file: <addinfourl at 138059936 whose fp = <open
file '/mnt/source/RedHat/base/comps', mode 'rb' at 83a5fe0>>
packages: <comps.HeaderListFromFile instance at 8342748>
I have tried several times to install in graphics and i text-mode but anaconda
crashes with the above or similar errors.
I installed 7.0 with no problem (at least of the serious kind). There are some
sites out there that tell you what to do (www.google.com and words: dual boot
This is most certainly a result of a bad CD. Please check the md5sum of the
Please reopen this bug report if you see the problem with good cd's.