Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55934
Installer crashes installing packages. Unable to install
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:09 EDT
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Description of problem:
Workstation install: Manual Partition of 20 Gb disk. 1st Gb is Windows. Then three parttions for Linux . Used anaconda update image
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Were there any debug messages that you can attach? I have nothing to go on
Created attachment 37022 [details]
Dump from Anaconda (saved to diskette during install abort)
I used linux update with the anaconda update .img from here:
Installer would hang during format. mke2fs trapped. I hoped there would be an
anaconda fix to to help solve this, even though I do not have 3ware stuff or
Try booting with 'linux ide=nodma'. Does that help?
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.
Changed the disk to a two Gb disk from a 20 Gb. New problems occurred. Put in a
newer CD drive. No difference. Installed on another system perfectly with CD so
ISO images were good.
Changed the memory from 256 Mb SDRAM to 128 Mb SDRAM. Installed finally. The
256 Mb dimm was flaky. It caused problems on other systems, too.