Created attachment 425873 [details]
Description of problem:
Anakonda in compose rel-eng/RHEL6.0-20100621.0 exits abnormally if one deselects all repositories, hits warning for missing repositories and than enables the default one (Red Hat Enterprise Linux).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start graphical installation of tree RHEL6.0-20100621.0 (using anaconda-13.21.50-9)
2. go over individual screens with default setting up to screen with install (spin) selection and additional repositories
3. Select "Minimal" install radio button or leave default option "Basic Server"
4. Uncheck "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" checkbox in additinal repositories (all are unchecked now)
5. Click Next
6. Warning message "No Software Repos Enabled" shows up, click OK
7. Check "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" checkbox in additional repositories (only this one is checked now)
8. Click Next
9. install exits abnormally
install exits abnormally
installation should continue successfully
Selecting "Minimal" install radio button and not touching the additional repositories works as expected. All logs are in the attachment.
I don't see anything in your logs that explains what the actual error message is. Are you getting a traceback? If so, is there a /tmp/anaconda-tb-* file? I don't see one in the tarball. If it's not a traceback, can you at least attach a screenshot of what's on tty1?
Created attachment 425935 [details]
That wasn't as helpful as I hoped it would be. Can you please also attach a screenshot of tty4? That's the kernel log; I'm hoping there's a message not making it into /tmp/syslog that'll explain what's going on.
Attaching 2 screenshots from other 2 ttys. No /tmp/anaconda-tb-* (no traceback). Also note this only happens when minimal option selected. With basic server option it workerd fine.
Created attachment 425957 [details]
Created attachment 425958 [details]
Anything else I can help with?
I am unable to reproduce this problem with the latest tree, doing a DVD install, and following both sets of instructions given above. Can anyone think of any additional information that might help debug this?
We were using network installation when reproducing this. Can you please try network installation on RHEL6.0-20100621.0?
I tried these steps with network virt installation on 20100621.0... it worked OK.
Likewise. Is this being tested on specific hardware that always fails? Can you try other setups and see if you get the same result?
Even selecting minimal works for me.
Three other people have failed to reproduce this bug, closing.
Reopening this bug. Could you please give it another try?
I am facing this problem while installing RHEL6.0-20100622.1.
Network install: http://download.devel.redhat.com/rel-eng/RHEL6.0-20100622.1/6/Server/x86_64/os/
x86_64 platform - I did not have this problem with 32bit
quest system: 8GB qcow2 hdd image, "uses all space" layout
additional repos Red Hat Enterprise Linux (checked by default)
customize Now (customize packages)
add Base System/Base
Desktops/X Window System
add Development/Development Tools
Anaconda crashes directly (around 40% cases)
Anaconda GUI "freezes" during Dependency check - 95% cpu load, does not move forward even after 1 hour (around 40% cases)
I tried to install this compose in kvm-qemu something like ten times and I have never succeeded.
Anaconda did freeze in various parts of the installation process.
-all reports are of trees with a date of RHEL6.0-20100621.0 or later
-all reports only happen inside kvm
-all reports indicate random crashes during the package transaction
This seems to be the very same memory corruption bug under kvm which is being tracked in bug 607650, marking this one as a dupicate.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 607650 ***