Bug 79290 - installer doesnt continue after "click next to install"
installer doesnt continue after "click next to install"
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-12-09 11:57 EST by Govarthanan
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-02-07 15:38:29 EST
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Description Govarthanan 2002-12-09 11:57:44 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
it gives an error called os error:[Error no 12]"cannot allocate memory".it asks 
whether to debug or to take a copy in a floppy.when i click ok it sends kill 
signal and it asks to reboot the system and i cant install linux 8.0.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.insert linux 8.0 installation cd.
2.allocate partitions.
3.then click next to install button.
	

Actual Results:  it showed a dialog box saying that an unexpected exception 
occured.it also listed the recent calls.after the call childid=os.fork() an 
error had occured.the error is os error[error no 12]"cannot allocate 
memory".when i click ok it sent kill signals and the installation process is 
aborted.

Expected Results:  if this hadn't occured i could have installed linux 8.0 on 
my machine.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-09 14:49:34 EST
How much RAM is in your system? You will need at least 64MB of RAM and 128MB of
swap space.
Comment 2 Govarthanan 2002-12-11 08:39:39 EST
i have 128 mb of ram and i allocated 300 mb of swap space.but still i get the 
same result.
Comment 3 Govarthanan 2002-12-16 05:38:38 EST
what could be the problem.
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-02 21:53:43 EST
What hardware is in your system?
Comment 5 Michael Lee Yohe 2003-01-09 08:59:03 EST
If you could attach the Anaconda dump to this bug it would be helpful. 
Otherwise, this bug seems to be a duplicate of Bug 76123.
Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2003-02-07 15:38:29 EST
Closing due to inactivity.

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