Bug 65863 - Exception occured upon install from hard drive using boot.img floppy
Exception occured upon install from hard drive using boot.img floppy
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-06-03 02:59 EDT by Joshua Johnson
Modified: 2008-03-06 14:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:00 EST
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Description Joshua Johnson 2002-06-03 02:59:31 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.13-7mdk i586)

Description of problem:
Upgrading from a minimal (i.e. no X-windows) linux Mandrake interface.
The install proceeded to the point of creating users and after the following
exception occured.  Traceback (innermost last):
	File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 633 in ?
		intf.run(id, dispatch, ConfigFileData)
	File "/usr/src/build/90289-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 427, 
in run
	File "/usr/src/build/90289-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line
144 in gotoNext.
	File "/usr/src/build/90289-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line
209, in moveStep

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Save valhalla iso images to a linux directory (i.e. /root/rhftp) and mount the
file in that directory.
2.Start the installation using a floppy with boot.img on it.
3.proceed through install steps upto configure users, press return and exception

Actual Results:  Exception occurs as described in description.

Expected Results:  The installation of Red Hat Linux 7.3 should have proceeded.

Additional info:

After saving the valhalla iso image files to /root/rhftp.  I had difficulting
getting the install interface to recognize that they were there.  Even after
mount -o loop -t iso9660 valhalla-i386-disc1.iso /root/rhftp
After executing this command, /etc/mtab file listed this as a mount point, but
then after rebooting the system /etc/mtab did not recognize..
Finally, the install interface found the iso images somehow, but the install
only proceeded to the point of the exception described above.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-04 10:42:03 EDT
Are you trying to upgrade a Mandrake Linux installation to Red Hat Linux using
the 'upgrade' option in the Red Hat Linux installer?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-07-15 12:48:38 EDT
Closing due to inactivity, please reopen if you have additional information.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:00 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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