Bug 82559 - anaconda
anaconda
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
i686 Linux
high Severity medium
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-01-23 07:25 EST by prashant namdeo
Modified: 2007-03-27 00:00 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-02-13 12:23:30 EST
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Description prashant namdeo 2003-01-23 07:25:44 EST
Description of problem: It had occured during installation
after selecting packages to install.


Problem Code:

Traceback(most recent call Last);
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui-py", Line 786 , inhandleRenderCallback
self.currentWindow.renderCallback()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress-gui.py", Line 149 , inrenderCallback
self.intf.icw.nextClicked()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py",Line 632 , innext Clicked
self.dispatch.gotoNext()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", Line 150 , ingotoNext
self.moveStep()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", Line 215 , inmovestep
rc=apply(func,self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", Line 430 , in turnOnFilesystems
Partitions.doMetaDeletes(diskset)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partitions.py", Line 1110 , indoMetaDeletes
(vm.vgactivate())
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py",
Line 66 , in execWithRedirect
childpid = os.fork()

OSError[errno 12] cannot allocate memory







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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

This bug had ocured during installation
of Red Hat Linux 8.0

Steps :
1) Make a partition
of 518MB using microsoft's fdisk utility

2) reboot the system using Linux CD

3) Make a primary partition of +512M  using
Linux fdisk ( / partiton)

4)Make another primary partition of +300M (swap)
using red hat linux's fdisk

5) reboot the system using Microsoft fdisk

6) Make extended partition from remaining space
   using microsoft's fdisk
   
   1st logical drive = 6283M
   2nd logical drive = 6275M
   3rd logical drive = 5193M

7) reboot the system using Microsoft fdisk

7) delete 3rd logical drive using
   microsoft fdisk

9) reboot using linux CD

10) create following partitions

    /home = +900M
    /var = +384M
    /tmp = +256M
    /usr = remaining

11 ) follow steps on the screen

Now as soon as you select packages for installation
suddenly a window appears with the code written above
    
Actual results: Code window appears

when i started the installation again
the same problem occurs


Expected results:  I had installed Linux several times , but there is 
no such error and installation starts 

The actual result is that the installation should start



Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Lee Yohe 2003-01-23 09:09:05 EST
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.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-02-13 12:23:30 EST
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have additional information to add.

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