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Bug 78002 - OS Error [Errno 12] cannot allocate memory
OS Error [Errno 12] cannot allocate memory
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-11-17 02:04 EST by Michael E Puckett
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-17 02:29:04 EST
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Description Michael E Puckett 2002-11-17 02:04:02 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; Q312461)

Description of problem:
anaconda had memory error at the very beginning of package installation  --- 
instruction said to send floppy contents to you

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:

floppy save did not function Last two lines before error:
Files "/usr/lib/anaconda/lutility.py", line 66, in execWithRedirect
files "/usr/lib/anaconda/lvm.py", line 54, in vgactivate

gateway pentium 120 48 MB RAM 1.2 and 2 g harddisk
Was running RH 7
Comment 1 Michael E Puckett 2002-11-17 02:28:57 EST
Did try again. Failed just as package load screen presented.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-11-18 15:35:41 EST
64MB is the minimum requirement for Red Hat 8.0.

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