Bug 57838 - Installer gives message about possible bug after selecting components to install ,after creating rollback FS,before starting to copy the selected packages.
Installer gives message about possible bug after selecting components to inst...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 19928
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-12-27 03:59 EST by Anirudh Shivaswamy
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-27 03:59:31 EST
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Description Anirudh Shivaswamy 2001-12-27 03:59:27 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows 98; DigExt)

Description of problem:
I am unable to install RHL 7.0 on hda5 .After selecting components for a 
workstation setup ,and creating rollback FS ,error msg is 
given ,which suggests that I post the given anacdump.txt to bugzilla.
hda1 has win98 se
hda2 has winnt 4 ent.edition .
I do not have any other place to install .

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create floppy image of bootimg.img and reboot with floppy and RHL 7.0 CD 
in respective drive
2.Select language ,etc. and select disk druid.
3.Select an existing FAT (extended partition-hda5) as mount point ,with no 
swap partition .
4.Select workstation setup.
5.Specify root FS and swap size.
6.Select X-Windows,EMACS,Development ,Printer and MM support in 
components .Check  `select individual components'
7.Select components and proceed .
8.anaconda will create rollback FS.
9.Setup gives error as given in logfile/

Actual Results:  Error message was given (refer given transcript of 
--transcript of anacdump.txt begins--
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", 
line 20, in run
    rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1480, in 
    if self.method.systemMounted (self.fstab, self.instPath, 
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 46, in 
    self.loopbackFile = mntPoint + fstab.filesystemSpace(mntPoint)[0][0] + 
IndexError: list index out of range

Local variables in innermost frame:
fstab: <fstab.GuiFstab instance at 84989a8>
mntPoint: /mnt/sysimage
selected: [ImageMagick, LPRng, MAKEDEV, Mesa, Mesa-devel, ORBit, SDL, 
SysVinit, XFree86, XFree86-75dpi-fonts, XFree86-S3, XFree86-devel, XFree86-
libs, XFree86-tools, XFree86-twm, XFree86-xdm, XFree86-xfs, Xaw3d, Xaw3d-
devel, Xconfigurator, anacron, apmd, ash, aspell, aspell-en-gb, at, 
audiofile, aumix, authconfig, autoconf, automake, awesfx, basesystem, 
bash, bc, bdflush, bind-utils, binutils, bison, byacc, bzip2, bzip2-devel, 
cdda2wav, cdecl, cdp, cdparanoia, chkconfig, chkfontpath, compat-
libstdc++, console-tools, control-panel, cpio, cpp, cproto, cracklib, 
cracklib-dicts, crontabs, ctags, cvs, cyrus-sasl, db1, db2, db3, dev, 
dev86, dhcpcd, dialog, diffstat, diffutils, dip, docbook, e2fsprogs, ed, 
eject, elm, emacs, emacs-X11, emacs-nox, esound, exmh, fetchmail, file, 
filesystem, fileutils, findutils, finger, flex, fortune-mod, freetype, 
ftp, gawk, gcc, gcc-c++, gd, gd-devel, gdb, gdbm, gdbm-devel, gettext, 
ghostscript, ghostscript-fonts, gimp, glib, glib-devel, glibc, glibc-
devel, gmp, gnome-audio, gnome-libs, gnome-linuxconf, gnupg, gphoto, gpm, 
grep, groff, groff-perl, gtk+, gv, gzip, hdparm, ical, imlib, indent,
indexhtml, inews, info, initscripts, iproute, iputils, isapnptools, 
jadetex, joystick, kbdconfig, kernel, kernel-headers, kernel-pcmcia-cs, 
kernel-utils, kernelcfg, krb5-devel, krb5-libs, kudzu, kudzu-devel, less, 
libglade, libjpeg, libjpeg-devel, libpng, libpng-devel, libstdc++, 
libstdc++-devel, libtermcap, libtermcap-devel, libtiff, libtiff-devel, 
libtool, libtool-libs, libungif, libungif-devel, libxml, lilo, links, 
linuxconf, linuxconf-devel, logrotate, losetup, lrzsz, lsof, ltrace, lynx, 
m4, mailcap, mailx, make, man, man-pages, memprof, metamail, mikmod, 
mingetty, minicom, mkbootdisk, mkinitrd, mktemp, mkxauth, modemtool, 
modutils, mount, mouseconfig, mpage, mpg123, multimedia, mutt, ncftp, 
ncompress, ncurses, ncurses-devel, net-tools, netpbm, netpbm-devel, netpbm-
progs, netscape-common, netscape-communicator, newt, nfs-utils, njamd, 
nmh, ntsysv, openjade, openldap, openssh, openssh-askpass, openssh-
clients, openssl, openssl-devel, pam, passwd, patch, pciutils, pciutils-
devel, perl, pidentd, pine, playmidi, playmidi-X11, plugger, pmake, 
pnm2ppa, popt, portmap, ppp, printtool, procmail, procps, psgml, psmisc, 
pspell, pump, pwdb, pygnome, pygtk, pygtk-libglade, python, python-devel, 
python-xmlrpc, pythonlib, qt, quota, raidtools, rcs, readline, readline-
devel, redhat-logos, redhat-release, rhn_register, rhn_register-gnome, rhs-
printfilters, rootfiles, rpm, rpm-build, rpm-devel, rpm-python, rsh, 
rsync, rxvt, sane, sash, screen, sed, sendmail, setserial, setup, 
setuptool, sgml-common, sgml-tools, sh-utils, shadow-utils, shapecfg, 
sharutils, slang, slocate, slrn, smpeg, sndconfig, sox, stat, statserial, 
strace, stunnel, stylesheets, switchdesk, sysklogd, talk, tar, tcl, tclx, 
tcsh, termcap, tetex, tetex-afm, tetex-dvilj, tetex-dvips, tetex-fonts, 
tetex-latex, tetex-xdvi, texinfo, textutils, time, timeconfig, timetool, 
tin, tix, tk, tkinter, tksysv, tmpwatch, traceroute, trn, unzip, up2date, 
up2date-gnome, urlview, urw-fonts, usermode, utempter, util-linux, vim-
common, vim-minimal, vixie-cron, which, whois, words, wvdial, xinitrc, 
xloadimage, xmailbox, xmms, xpdf, xrn, xsane, xscreensaver, xsri, xxgdb, 
yp-tools, ypbind, zip, zlib]
self: <image.CdromInstallMethod instance at 84b7758>
p: joystick
changeloop: 1

ToDo object:

--transcript of anacdump.txt ends--

Expected Results:  anaconda should have begun copying the selected 

Additional info:

hda1(fat)- win 98se
hda2(fat)- winnt 4.0 ent. ed.
hda5(fat)- `/' -mountpoint.no other partitions 
each of the above drives is 2008m each .
RAM- 80m
BIOS- award 4.50
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-01-02 17:24:26 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 19928 ***

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