Bug 77812 - Installer hangs when loading perl module
Summary: Installer hangs when loading perl module
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-13 22:59 UTC by Robert Davis
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-11-14 20:14:46 UTC

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Description Robert Davis 2002-11-13 22:59:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
Happened on three tries at the same point, received 'bad media, missing file'

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Load disk #1 of RH 8.0 set.
2.Workstation install
3.Fresh install on 60GB HD, automatic partitioning
4.Hangs at same point every time.


Actual Results:  Gave option of debug, save to disk or cancel.

Expected Results:  Install should have progressed to completion.

Additional info:

MDK 9.0 and Lycoris build 61 install perfectly.
eMachines, etower 333k, AMD K-6II, 256MB, 60GB HD

Comment 1 Michael Lee Yohe 2002-11-14 15:47:05 UTC
Have you performed the media check option on all three discs when asked?  Each
disc has a unique checksum (MD5) - the mediacheck helper utility can determine
if the disc has a proper checksum.  If there are any scratches, corrupted data
[due to a bad transfer], dirty lens [hence corrupting the data], or a faulty
CD-ROM drive - you'll find out.

Comment 2 Robert Davis 2002-11-14 20:13:55 UTC

I purchased RH7, but thought I would try the download before purchasing RH8. I
ran the MD5sum on all three disks and clicked OK i=on the check disk option
during install. It never gets past the first disk so, I don't know about the
others during install. After the first failed attempt, I downloaded disk 1 again
from an entirely different mirror, ran MD5sum, checked media during install etc.
Still no joy. 

Thanks for your help.


Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-11-14 22:33:33 UTC
Sounds like you have a bad set of CDs given the error message.

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