Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 6107
installer dies after an "exec:permission denied" message
Last modified: 2015-01-07 18:38:54 EST
The installer dies, here's the sample output:
/tmp/eepro100.o: a module eepro100 already exists
/tmp/raid0.o: a module raid0 already exists
install exited abnormally
sending termination signals
I am running this off a bootable cdrom that I made, but I
have also tried it off of a floppy drive. I've also
downloaded the boot image from another mirror, did a "cmp"
on the two boot images, they're the same. I've tried this
on two different computers, as well, and both gave me the
I've tried this on an IBM Intellistation PII, as well as a
unmarked brand PIII, both giving the same problems, even
with different components.
Any workaround or fix for this problem would be greatly
What are the permissions like in RedHat/instimage on the CD-ROM?
the permissions for RedHat/instimage are: r-xr-xr-x, as are the
subdirectories of instimage.
Ok, I think the problem is the executables in instimage/usr/bin don't
have the execute permissions set for some of them, for whatever
reason. That's not very friendly.
I assume this would definitely cause some problems, especially when
things like rpm and bash don't have execute permission.
Let me know if I'm wrong, but I think this one can be closed.
Yup, that's why it's dying.