Bug 75072 - dual boot installation fail.
dual boot installation fail.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 75008
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-10-04 00:02 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-04 00:02:12 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-04 00:02:06 EDT
Description of Problem:
unable to install red hat in dual boot (with windows XP Pro)

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

How Reproducible:
within redhat installation, after formatting partition /boot, it reoccured.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try 1 machine, after formatting partition /boot, it occur.
2. try 2nd machine, its the same result.

Actual Results:

Expected Results:
wanna to install redhat linux in dual boot with XP Pro

Additional Information:

the following is massage displayed
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 620, in ?
    intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 350, in run
    self.icw.run (self.runres, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 778, in run
    mainloop ()
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2608, in mainloop
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 497, in handleRenderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 135, in renderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 399, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 143, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 208, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 434, in doPreInstall
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 26, in mergeFullHeaders
    hdlist.mergeFullHeaders(self.tree + "/RedHat/base/hdlist2")
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 161, in mergeFullHeaders
    rpm.mergeHeaderListFromFD(self.hdlist, fd, 1000004)
rpm.error: match tag mismatch
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-10-04 12:18:13 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75008 ***

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