Bug 78801 - Anaconda installation crash after starting X server
Anaconda installation crash after starting X server
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-11-30 14:17 EST by Mark Valenti
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-02 23:01:17 EST
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Description Mark Valenti 2002-11-30 14:17:20 EST
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Description of problem:
I attempt to install RH Linux 8.0 on a SCSI system with Intel Celeron II.The
installer crashes after starting the X server. Screen output is reproduced below...



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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install RH Linux 8.0
2.
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Actual Results:  The following is the screen output

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1...2...3...4...5.... X Server startd
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 639, in?
     iutil.makeDriveDeviceNodes()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 420, in makeDriveDeviceNodes
     isys.makeDevInode(drive,"/dev/%s" %(drive,))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 265, in makeDevInode
     _isys.mkdevinode(name,fn)
SystemError: (2,'No such file or directory')
install exited abnormally
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Expected Results:  installation of OS

Additional info:

SCSI system with RH 8.0
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-02 11:00:00 EST
Could you give details on the hardware in your system please?
Comment 2 Mark Valenti 2002-12-02 18:13:13 EST
Below is the dmesg output from the same machine with RedHat Linux 7.2. If more 
is needed let me know...

Linux version 2.4.2-2 (root@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 2.96 20000731 
(Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-79)) #1 Sun Apr 8 20:41:30 EDT 2001
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
 BIOS-e820: 000000000009fc00 @ 0000000000000000 (usable)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000000400 @ 000000000009fc00 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000010000 @ 00000000000f0000 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820: 000000000fef0000 @ 0000000000100000 (usable)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000008000 @ 000000000fff0000 (ACPI data)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000008000 @ 000000000fff8000 (ACPI NVS)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000010000 @ 00000000ffff0000 (reserved)
On node 0 totalpages: 65520
zone(0): 4096 pages.
zone DMA has max 32 cached pages.
zone(1): 61424 pages.
zone Normal has max 479 cached pages.
zone(2): 0 pages.
zone HighMem has max 1 cached pages.
hm, page 01000000 reserved twice.
Kernel command line: auto BOOT_IMAGE=linux ro root=806 BOOT_FILE=/boot/vmlinuz-
2.4.2-2
Initializing CPU#0
Detected 501.184 MHz processor.
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
Calibrating delay loop... 999.42 BogoMIPS
Memory: 254932k/262080k available (1365k kernel code, 6760k reserved, 92k data, 
236k init, 0k highmem)
Dentry-cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
Buffer-cache hash table entries: 16384 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 16384 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
VFS: Diskquotas version dquot_6.5.0 initialized
CPU: Before vendor init, caps: 0183f9ff 00000000 00000000, vendor = 0
CPU: L1 I cache: 16K, L1 D cache: 16K
CPU: L2 cache: 128K
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: After vendor init, caps: 0183f9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: After generic, caps: 0183f9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: Common caps: 0183f9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: Intel Celeron (Mendocino) stepping 05
Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
mtrr: v1.37 (20001109) Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)
mtrr: detected mtrr type: Intel
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfdb31, last bus=1
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Disabled enhanced CPU to PCI posting
PCI: Disabled enhanced CPU to PCI posting #2
PCI: Using IRQ router VIA [1106/0596] at 00:07.0
Activating ISA DMA hang workarounds.
isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
isapnp: Calling quirk for 01:03
isapnp: CMI8330 quirk - fixing interrupts and dma
isapnp: Card 'CMI8330/C3D Audio Adapter'
isapnp: 1 Plug & Play card detected total
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
Initializing RT netlink socket
apm: BIOS not found.
Starting kswapd v1.8
pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured
block: queued sectors max/low 169221kB/56407kB, 512 slots per queue
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 4096K size 1024 blocksize
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.31
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
VP_IDE: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
PCI: Enabling device 00:07.1 (0000 -> 0001)
VP_IDE: chipset revision 6
VP_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
VP_IDE: VIA vt82c596a (rev 06) IDE UDMA33 controller on pci00:07.1
VP_IDE: neither IDE port enabled (BIOS)
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
Freeing initrd memory: 359k freed
Serial driver version 5.02 (2000-08-09) with MANY_PORTS MULTIPORT SHARE_IRQ 
SERIAL_PCI ISAPNP enabled
ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
Real Time Clock Driver v1.10d
md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27
md.c: sizeof(mdp_super_t) = 4096
autodetecting RAID arrays
autorun ...
... autorun DONE.
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
IP: routing cache hash table of 2048 buckets, 16Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 16384 bind 16384)
Linux IP multicast router 0.06 plus PIM-SM
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
PCI: Found IRQ 14 for device 00:08.0
IRQ routing conflict in pirq table for device 00:08.0
(scsi0) <Adaptec AHA-294X Ultra SCSI host adapter> found at PCI 0/8/0
(scsi0) Wide Channel, SCSI ID=7, 16/255 SCBs
(scsi0) Cables present (Int-50 YES, Int-68 YES, Ext-68 NO)
(scsi0) Downloading sequencer code... 436 instructions downloaded
scsi0 : Adaptec AHA274x/284x/294x (EISA/VLB/PCI-Fast SCSI) 5.2.4/5.2.0
       <Adaptec AHA-294X Ultra SCSI host adapter>
  Vendor: SEAGATE   Model: SX423451W         Rev: 9E16
  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 02
  Vendor: CONNER    Model: CTT8000-S         Rev: 1.07
  Type:   Sequential-Access                  ANSI SCSI revision: 02
  Vendor: NAKAMICH  Model: MJ-4.8S           Rev: 1.05
  Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02
(scsi0:0:6:1) Synchronous at 10.0 Mbyte/sec, offset 15.
  Vendor: NAKAMICH  Model: MJ-4.8S           Rev: 1.05
  Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02
  Vendor: NAKAMICH  Model: MJ-4.8S           Rev: 1.05
  Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02
  Vendor: NAKAMICH  Model: MJ-4.8S           Rev: 1.05
  Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
(scsi0:0:0:0) Synchronous at 40.0 Mbyte/sec, offset 8.
SCSI device sda: 45322644 512-byte hdwr sectors (23205 MB)
Partition check:
 sda: sda1 sda2 sda3 sda4 < sda5 sda6 >
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
change_root: old root has d_count=3
Trying to unmount old root ... okay
Freeing unused kernel memory: 236k freed
Adding Swap: 530104k swap-space (priority -1)
usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
usb.c: registered new driver hub
usb-uhci.c: $Revision: 1.251 $ time 20:53:29 Apr  8 2001
usb-uhci.c: High bandwidth mode enabled
PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 00:07.2
IRQ routing conflict in pirq table for device 00:07.2
usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xdc00, IRQ 11
usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
st: bufsize 32768, wrt 30720, max init. buffers 4, s/g segs 16.
Attached scsi tape st0 at scsi0, channel 0, id 1, lun 0
Winbond Super-IO detection, now testing ports 3F0,370,250,4E,2E ...
SMSC Super-IO detection, now testing Ports 2F0, 370 ...
0x378: FIFO is 16 bytes
0x378: writeIntrThreshold is 16
0x378: readIntrThreshold is 16
0x378: PWord is 8 bits
0x378: Interrupts are ISA-Pulses
0x378: ECP port cfgA=0x10 cfgB=0x40
0x378: ECP settings irq=<none or set by other means> dma=<none or set by other 
means>
parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778) [PCSPP,TRISTATE,COMPAT,ECP]
parport0: irq 7 detected
parport0: cpp_daisy: aa5500ff(38)
parport0: assign_addrs: aa5500ff(38)
parport0: cpp_daisy: aa5500ff(38)
parport0: assign_addrs: aa5500ff(38)
ip_conntrack (2047 buckets, 16376 max)
Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.14 (February 20, 2001)
PCI: Found IRQ 15 for device 00:09.0
eth0: Digital DS21140 Tulip rev 34 at 0xda00, 00:40:33:A6:46:BE, IRQ 15.
eth0:  EEPROM default media type Autosense.
eth0:  Index #0 - Media 10baseT (#0) described by a 21140 non-MII (0) block.
eth0:  Index #1 - Media 100baseTx (#3) described by a 21140 non-MII (0) block.
eth0:  Index #2 - Media 10baseT-FD (#4) described by a 21140 non-MII (0) block.
eth0:  Index #3 - Media 100baseTx-FD (#5) described by a 21140 non-MII (0) 
block.
eth0:  MII transceiver #1 config 3100 status 7809 advertising 05e1.
eth0:  Advertising 01e1 on PHY 1, previously advertising 05e1.
eth0:  Advertising 01e1 (to advertise is 01e1).
8139too Fast Ethernet driver 0.9.15 loaded
PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:0a.0
IRQ routing conflict in pirq table for device 00:0a.0
eth1: RealTek RTL8139 Fast Ethernet at 0xd08c2e00, 00:00:b4:c0:ba:75, IRQ 14
eth1:  Identified 8139 chip type 'RTL-8139B'
eth1: Setting half-duplex based on auto-negotiated partner ability 0000.
fatfs: bogus cluster size
VFS: Can't find a valid MSDOS filesystem on dev 02:00.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-02 21:30:52 EST
Jeremy do you know of any aic issues with 8.0?
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-02 23:01:17 EST
This is fixed in the update disk available at
http://people.redhat.com/~katzj/80update.img

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