Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65591
Unhandled exception occured while upgrading from 7.1 to 7.2
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
With upgrade pack (7.1 to 7.2), booting from CD1 is OK. Been asked for
language, keyboard, mouse and for partition migration to new filesystem. After
a screen proposing the new GRUB multiboot system, it gives out a strange
An unhandled exception has occured. This is most likely a bug. Please copy the
full text of this exception...and send a bug report against anaconda to
I tried many combinations, but all produced the SAME (bad) result!
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot from upgrade pack CD1
2.Setup language (any), keyboard (tried with US, SG and GE)
3.Let automatic package selection (same with manual selection)
4.Migration to new filesystem: irrelevant
5.GRUB/LILO/No boot setup will be irrelevant
6.After begining to copy files, unhandled exception occurs
Actual Results: Error message box (to save to floppy). After click on OK, CD
is ejected and system restored to reboot.
The error message begins like this (full text in attachement):
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
File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2608, in mainloop
Expected Results: Should upgrade correctly!
Tried on 2 different hard disks (MAXTOR 1.8GB and WESTERN 2.1GB) with minimal
Linux RH 7.1 workstation (both bootable and OK).
Tried on 2 different HW, but both with AMD CPUs (250 and 450MHz).
Both machines have different CD-drive models.
Created attachment 58725 [details]
produced while upgrading error occured
Is this the Upgrade Pack sold in Europe?
Yes, this package has been bought in Switzerland (28th of May 2002).
Florian can you assist in this issue, I am not familiar with the upgrade pack
This was a problem updating from i586 kernels AFAIK, but this issue must be
handeled by support as this cannot be fixed via updates.
Florian La Roche