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Bug 6882 - Signal 11 when starting format using boot-RHEA-1999:044.img
Signal 11 when starting format using boot-RHEA-1999:044.img
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-11-10 12:14 EST by clinton.james
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2000-02-22 10:45:33 EST
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Description clinton.james 1999-11-10 12:14:14 EST
Computer: IBM ThinkPad 600  96M
Installation: Custom System

Using boot-RHEA-199:004.img the following is my text
installation steps.  A bit excessive, but you have all the

Insert your driver disk & press "OK" to continue.
Language {English}
Keyboard {us}
Install method {hard drive}
Select partition {/dev/hda1   /Downloads}
Loading second stage...
Device drivers {done}
Welcome to RedHat {OK}
Installation Type {Install Custom System}
Disk Setup
{Disk Druid
Mount Point  Device  Requested Actual
  /          /hda3    1000M    1284M   Linux Native
             /hda4      96M     103M   Linux Swap
Chose Partition to Format
  [*] /dev/hda3
  [*] check for bad blocks during format
Lilo Configuration {mem=97728k}
Where to install boot loader
{/dev/hda3 First sector of boot partition}

Now after continuing, I immediately have a blue screen with
the following (line breaks as they appear.
              install exited abnormally -- received signal

 sending termination
               sending kill signals...done

timeab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements   |  <Space> selects
|  <F12> next screen
                             you may safely reboot your

I am unable to proceed beyond this point.
Comment 1 greg_nyce 1999-12-29 16:49:59 EST
experiencing something very similar, on a ThinkPad 560X, but I actually get
everything installed (Custom Install using PCMCIA, HTTP).  After finishing with
the last package (a ZIP-compatible component), the installation immediately
stops with an exit signal 11 (mirroring what is described below).

IBM ThinkPad 560X, 64 meg RAM, 2 gig partition Win98, installing on free 2 gig,
formatted as 64meg swap, 1.2 gig /, 750 /usr.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-22 10:45:59 EST
Issue should be resolved in the latest cut of the installer (available in beta)

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