Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 82047
Unhandled Exception in Installer
Last modified: 2006-02-21 13:51:12 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.51 [en] (Win98; I)
Description of problem:
On preparing to install screen (see 3.28 in installation guide), an unhandled exception occured when
next was selected.
An unhandled Exception has occured. This is most likely a bug.
Please copy the full text of this exception or save the crash dump
to a floppy then file a detailed bug report against anaconda at http://
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py",line 786, in handleRenderCallback
File "usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progess_gui.py", line 149, in renderCallback
File "usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 632, in nextClicked
File "usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 150, in gotoNext
File "usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 215, in moveStep
rc = apply(func,self.bindArgs(args))
File "usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 430, in turnOnFilesystems
File "usr/lib/anaconda/partitions.py", line 1110, in doMetaDeletes
File "usr/lib/anaconda/lvm.py", line 54, in vgactivate
searchPath = 1)
File "usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 66, in execWithRedirect
childpid = os.fork()
OSError: [Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from CD
2. Select Automatic Partitioning
3. Remove all partitions on system
4. Network Configuration use DHCP
5. firewall Config. Medium
6. Setup 2 user accounts
7. Package Group Selection, select all.
(Tried with fewer packages, got same error)
Actual Results: Same error
Expected Results: ?
How much RAM is in this system?
Reporter, check to see if your bug is a duplicate of Bug 76123. There are
useful comments with regards to how much memory must be installed in your
machine to install Red Hat Linux 8.0.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76123 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.