Bug 54895 - Install program bombs out with ELF header error in anaconda
Install program bombs out with ELF header error in anaconda
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.2
i586 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-10-22 15:54 EDT by Rick Stones
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-22 16:18:06 EDT
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Description Rick Stones 2001-10-22 15:54:40 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
Text mode setup crashes out.
select text mode setup.
After probing for mouse, which it almost got right (guessed 3 is 2button)
File /usr/bin/anaconda line 496 in ?
from text import InstallInterface
File /usr/bin/anaconda/text/py line 17 in ?
from snack import *
File /usr/lib/python1.5/snack.py line 7 in ?
import _snack
ImportError: /usr/lib/libslang.so.1 invalid ELF header
install exited abnormally ...

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try and install
2.Pick text mode
3.
	

Actual Results:  select txt mode setup.
After probing for mouse, which it almost got right (guessed 3 is 2button)
File /usr/bin/anaconda line 496 in ?
from text import InstallInterface
File /usr/bin/anaconda/text/py line 17 in ?
from snack import *
File /usr/lib/python1.5/snack.py line 7 in ?
import _snack
ImportError: /usr/lib/libslang.so.1 invalid ELF header
install exited abnormally ...

Expected Results:  It should hav installed some S/W

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PC previously running Red Hat 6.2 with no problems.
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-10-22 21:13:07 EDT
rick@stixen.co.uk says it was a bad cd.  Closing.

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