Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76847
installer crashed. will not install packages.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:47:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
when i try to install the program, it gets to the packeges section and crashes.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start install pgm
2. get to 3.29
3. install crashes
cannot allocate memory
How much RAM is in this system?
Closing due to inactivity, please reopen if you have additional information to add.
This appears to be a duplicate of Bug 76123. The problem is that there is not
enough memory to process the transactions that are to be executed by the
installer. Anaconda, in GUI mode, requires at least 64M+ of memory and 128M of
You can alternatively attempt to install Red Hat Linux 8.0 in text mode by
specifying "linux text" at the SYSLINUX prompt upon first boot. Anaconda, in
text mode, is more lenient on memory resources.
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.