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Bug 6819 - Install RedHat 6.1 failure on Toshiba SatellitePro 430CDT
Install RedHat 6.1 failure on Toshiba SatellitePro 430CDT
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-11-08 06:23 EST by hans.van.der.aa
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-22 10:40:39 EST
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Description hans.van.der.aa 1999-11-08 06:23:26 EST
The Toshiba SattelitePro 430CDT has the following video-card
CT65550, which I select during installation.

During installation, building the package list, I receive
the following messages:
Exception Occured
Traceback (innermost last)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda" Line 225 in ? intf.run
File "../../../RedHat/instimage/usr/lib/python1.5/site-
packages/text.py" Line 1000 in run: rc=apply(step[1](), step
File "../../../RedHat/instimage/usr/lib/python1.5/site-
packages/text.py" Line 534 in __CALL__ todo.x setVidcard
File "../../../RedHat/instimage/usr/lib/python1.5/site-
packages/xf86config.py" Line 154 in set Vidcard
keyError : SERVER

Installation stops and Linux is killed.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-11-09 10:29:59 EST
This issue has been assigned to a developer for further action.

As a workaround, you can try to perform a text installation (type
"text" at the boot prompt) and then choose to not setup X during the
installation.  Once the installation is complete and you have rebooted
the system, you should be able to run Xconfigurator and that will fix
things for you.
Comment 2 hans.van.der.aa 1999-11-20 03:30:59 EST
I solved the problem by choosing one of the video-cards, which depend on
After installation and reboot, invoke Xconfigurator again and than choose the
video-card of the Toshiba SatellitePro 430CDT.
Comment 3 hans.van.der.aa 1999-11-20 03:35:59 EST
This comment belongs to previous comment.
XFree86-SVGA see RedHat Reference Guide Appendix A page 441 for the video-cards
that require on

After the process of Xconfigurator, I was able to start X-windows.
Comment 4 Jay Turner 2000-02-22 10:40:59 EST
Issue is resolved in the latest cut of the installer (available in beta.)

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