Bug 58905 - Installer dumps while formatting filesystem
Summary: Installer dumps while formatting filesystem
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2002-01-27 16:24 UTC by WW
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:48:22 UTC
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Description WW 2002-01-27 16:24:24 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.79 [en] (Win98; U)

Description of problem:
After defaulting most of the installation options, the formatting of /filesystem starts. I am getting a variety of errors, including kernel panic, python 
errors, and anaconda errors (see attached). There does not seem to be any logic to the type of error that occurs. Occasionally I have gotten as far 
as the RPMS tranfer before the dump or other abort occurs.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select installation options (Server)
2. Begin installation
3. Wait

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
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 497, in handleRenderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 135, in renderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.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 442, in doPreInstall
    if method.systemMounted (id.fsset, instPath, id.hdList.selected()):
  File "/usr/lib/anac

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-01-28 17:09:04 UTC
It appears the output is truncated, could you please include the entire contents
of the error dump?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-02-27 19:51:47 UTC
Closing due to inactivity, please reopen this report if you continue to have

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:48:22 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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