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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):
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
Expected Results: it should have installed. I was able to successfully install
this software on my laptop.
Created attachment 59425 [details]
history of bug including exception output
The attached traceback is truncated - we will need the entire anacdump.txt file
to process this issue.
Created attachment 59564 [details]
new bug dump, non-truncated
It appears your /dev/hda IDE drive is experiencing read/write errors, causing
Could you try booting with ide=nodma appended to the boot commandline for the
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.