Bug 55812 - the installer can't seem to get past locating packages for installation
the installer can't seem to get past locating packages for installation
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-06 20:29 EST by lf412
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-06 20:29:10 EST
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Description lf412 2001-11-06 20:29:05 EST
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Description of problem:
anaconda just sits there after you finish typing in a grub password and 
hit next, then an exception occurs


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.no partitions on hard drive.
2.graphical setup
3.usb mouse, 105 keyboard, auto partition
	

Actual Results:  the installer spent few minutes trying to read the 
packages and then it just crashed

Expected Results:  install linux

Additional info:

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/anaconda/gui.py", line 778, in run
    mainloop ()
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2608, in mainloop
    _gtk.gtk_main()
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 125, in __call__
    ret = apply(self.func, a)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 399, in nextClicked
    self.dispatch.gotoNext()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 143, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 208, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 106, in readPackages
    id.comps = method.readComps(id.hdList)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 17, in readComps
    return ComponentSet(self.tree + '/RedHat/base/comps', hdlist)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 795, in __init__
    self.readCompsFile(file, self.packages)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 549, in readCompsFile
    list = self.expressions.get(packages[l])
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 152, in __getitem__
    return self.packages[item]
KeyError: ttfm

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <comps.HeaderListFromFile instance at 8764488>
item: ttfm
Comment 1 lf412 2001-11-06 20:38:36 EST
it seems my pioneer dvd-rom didn't recognize the rpms or something.
I put the install CD into my CD-RW and now it works fine...

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