Bug 65884 - unhandled exception-can't install 7.3
Summary: unhandled exception-can't install 7.3
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i586 Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-06-03 19:17 UTC by John Raithel
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:42 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-03-12 18:53:15 UTC
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RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
history of bug including exception output (5.41 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-03 19:27 UTC, John Raithel
no flags Details
new bug dump, non-truncated (69.36 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-04 17:03 UTC, John Raithel
no flags Details

Description John Raithel 2002-06-03 19:17:44 UTC
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:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install from cdrom

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 19:27:25 UTC
Created attachment 59425 [details]
history of bug including exception output

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-04 14:40:07 UTC
The attached traceback is truncated - we will need the entire anacdump.txt file
to process this issue.

Comment 3 John Raithel 2002-06-04 17:03:06 UTC
Created attachment 59564 [details]
new bug dump, non-truncated

Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-12 16:57:04 UTC
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

Comment 5 John Raithel 2002-06-14 23:30:49 UTC
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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