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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.2-2smp i686)
Description of problem:
First: I have verified all media on with two separate machines/CD-drives.
I went to upgrade my Dell Latitude C800 laptop from 7.3 (up2date as of ~week
to 8.0. Using the graphical installer, I opted to customize packages during the
and checked some more packages. It came back with the old "you need these to
satisifiy dependencies" which I agreed to. Then it started upgrading/installing
normal. However, eventually it froze during the install of a particular package
on disc 1 -- unfortunately I do not recall which one.
Since the failure install stalls during "Finding packages to upgrade" in either
text install or graphical install.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Expected Results: Sucessful upgrade from 7.3 to 8.0
Created attachment 78705 [details]
upgrade.log.syslog is empty
After booting the now-crippled 7.3 system neither KDE nor Gnome work.
KDE gives me a couple dialog boxes which say,
Couldn't start kdeinit. Check your installation.
Couldn't start kmserver. Check your installation.
and exits after I hit the "okay" buttons.
Gnome starts after a lengthy pause during initialization w/o a window manager.
Could you check your media following the instructions at
Please see the first line of my bug report.
This sounds like a problem reading the media.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75008 ***