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Bug 72875 - Install stops with error box installing glibc-common-2.2.5-34
Install stops with error box installing glibc-common-2.2.5-34
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-28 12:49 EDT by Andy Bentley
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:31 EST
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Description Andy Bentley 2002-08-28 12:49:10 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.79 [en] (Windows NT 5.0; U)

Description of problem:
Install stops with error box installing glibc-common-2.2.5-34.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start install program
2. partition drive - format drive
3. Start installing packages 
4. Install error

Actual Results:  error box with following text 
"There was an error installing glibc-common-2.2.5-34.  This can indicate media failure, lack of disk space, and/or hardware problems.  This is a 
fatal error and your install will be aborted. Please verify your media and try your install again.   

Press the OK button to re-boot your system."         WOW just like the MAC in 1984  "System error !   OK"

Expected Results:  the product should have cpompleted the install without error

Additional info:

The machine is a Dell P 60 with 5 gig drive 128 Meg RAM, ATI Xpert 98 Video card.     I had Linux 6.1 on it before,  upgraded it to 7.3, that worked ok. 
Later I had to wipe the machine  for a diff project, now I am trying to install 7.3 from scratch.  Full disk wipe, re-partition, re-format, grub boot loader.  
First tried server install then tried gnome workstation install, same result.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-29 12:21:32 EDT
Have you tested your CDs?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-10-04 16:56:15 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.

Please reopen this bug report if you continue to have problems.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:31 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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