Bug 65884 - unhandled exception-can't install 7.3
unhandled exception-can't install 7.3
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
7.3
i586 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-06-03 15:17 EDT by John Raithel
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-12 13:53:15 EST
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history of bug including exception output (5.41 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-03 15:27 EDT, John Raithel
no flags Details
new bug dump, non-truncated (69.36 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-04 13:03 EDT, John Raithel
no flags Details

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Description John Raithel 2002-06-03 15:17:44 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows 98; DigExt)

Description of problem:
service request 207004
Customer service suggests I check here for help. Numerous attempts
to install on my workstation fail.  I've tried custom and default installs, 
text installs and expert installs.  History so far is in attachment.


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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install from cdrom
2.
3.
	

Actual Results:  With GUI installs, unhandled exception occurs.  Text installs,
freezes, expert install does not help.  Default or custom installs
all fail.

Expected Results:  it should have installed. I was able to successfully install
this software on my laptop.

Additional info:
Comment 1 John Raithel 2002-06-03 15:27:25 EDT
Created attachment 59425 [details]
history of bug including exception output
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-04 10:40:07 EDT
The attached traceback is truncated - we will need the entire anacdump.txt file
to process this issue.
Comment 3 John Raithel 2002-06-04 13:03:06 EDT
Created attachment 59564 [details]
new bug dump, non-truncated
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-12 12:57:04 EDT
It appears your /dev/hda IDE drive is experiencing read/write errors, causing
the failure.

Could you try booting with ide=nodma appended to the boot commandline for the
installer?
Comment 5 John Raithel 2002-06-14 19:30:49 EDT
Thanks for the response, but I've since installed slackware on the server
without problem and do not now want to uninstall and try again.

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