Bug 5944 - Exception error in installing RedHat 6.1
Exception error in installing RedHat 6.1
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-10-14 06:35 EDT by khafagy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-30 13:46:43 EST
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Description khafagy 1999-10-14 06:35:16 EDT

I am installing redhat6.1 from harddrive and I am using the
boot.img (local boot diskette) for booting, I have the
following error:

- In the Reading package information phase during the
installation (after specifying upgrade installation class)
I got the following "exception error" which can not be

Trace back (innermost last):

file "/usr/bin/anaconda.real", line 225 in ?
intforun (todo, test=test)

file "/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/text.py", line 1000,
in run rc = apply (step[1](), step[2])

file "/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/text.py", line 251,
in --call-- todo.upgradefindpackage (root)

file "/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/todo.py", line 942,
in getcompslist self.getheaderlist()

file "/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/todo.py, line 930,
in getheaderlist self.method.readheader ()

file "/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/isys.py", line 9
in umount return _isys.umount return _isys.umount (what)
system error : (16, device or resource busy)

Note: the graphical installation does not work only text

Please send me an answer if there is error in the
installation files or the installation process.

Waiting for your fedback..

Email: khafagy@hotmail.com

------- Additional Comments From   10/26/99 20:18 -------
I have the same exact bug.  It works perfectly until it says "reading
packages" then boom, Exception Occurs.

Traceback (innermost last)

File "/usr/bin/anaconda.real", line 225, in ?

File "/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages.todo.py"

(several more lines like the one above appear)

TypeError: unsubscriptable object

I tried the updated install but still no go.
I am also trying to install from my HD.
And for some reason nomatter what I type at the boot: prompt
it always loads the graphical interface.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-11-30 13:46:59 EST
There is reason to believe this error is the result of having corrupt or
incomplete RPM files in the source directory.  Please see bug #6438 for details.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6438 ***

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