Bug 79290 - installer doesnt continue after "click next to install"
Summary: installer doesnt continue after "click next to install"
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-09 16:57 UTC by Govarthanan
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-02-07 20:38:29 UTC

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Description Govarthanan 2002-12-09 16:57:44 UTC
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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.

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

How reproducible:

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 

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 19:49:34 UTC
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 13:39:39 UTC
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 10:38:38 UTC
what could be the problem.

Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-03 02:53:43 UTC
What hardware is in your system?

Comment 5 Michael Lee Yohe 2003-01-09 13:59:03 UTC
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 20:38:29 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.

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