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Bug 55666 - installed hangs after tranfering image to hd and reading rpm packages
installed hangs after tranfering image to hd and reading rpm packages
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-04 07:26 EST by David
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-08 15:04:50 EST
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Description David 2001-11-04 07:26:16 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (Win98; U)

Description of problem:
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 620, in ?
    intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py" line 350, in run
     self.icw.run (self.runres, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anconda/gui.py", line 778, in run
    mainloop ()
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gty.py", line 2608, in mainloop
  File "/usr/lig/anaconda/gui.py:, lins 497 in handleRenderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 135, in renderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py  line 399, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 143, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 208, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self,bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 554, in doInstall
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 692, in migratewrite
    newline = "%-23s %-23s %-7s %-15s %s %s\n" % (fields[0],
IndexError: list index out of range

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. upgrade from 7.1 again

Actual Results:   installer stoperaffrer reading RPM packages

Expected Results:  system install

Additional info:

system was first an 4.1 install, as a continuous upgrade skiped 4.2 and 5.2 version
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-11-05 23:37:17 EST
Was there more to the traceback?  It seems like there should have been more data
Comment 2 David 2001-11-05 23:52:14 EST
that was the entire traceback
I did a new install on the previus box, so will not be able to reproduce it
but I have 2 other boxes which are of the same upbringing I will be upgradine 
them shortly
Comment 3 David 2001-11-06 18:26:29 EST
On this I read this may occur in some systems where links to /tmp are symbolic
on all my system /tmp has been mover to a different partition, 
this may, as least give yuou someting to go by
Comment 4 Brent Fox 2001-11-07 14:55:20 EST
Yes, if /tmp is a symlink, this will cause the installer trouble.
Comment 5 Brent Fox 2001-11-07 14:55:58 EST
msf, you've dealt with this in the past.  What would you recommend to him?
Comment 6 Brent Fox 2001-11-08 15:04:44 EST
Can you attach your /etc/fstab file and the output of 'ls -l /'?
Comment 7 Brent Fox 2001-11-19 12:58:31 EST
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have more information.

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