Bug 8291 - Installer hangs on Sparc Station 2
Installer hangs on Sparc Station 2
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
sparc Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-01-08 10:13 EST by mikec-w
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-14 12:24:22 EDT
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Description mikec-w 2000-01-08 10:13:49 EST
The installer seems to have a bug in that while installing on a Sparc
Station 2 it crashes. The kernel is fine, just the installer.
Text install reaches 'installing components' and then locks and graphical
install only goes as far as select install - i.e. kde workstation, gnome
workstation, etc.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-06-12 14:07:56 EDT
Is there any text or error messages on the first virtual console (hit
CNTL-ALT-F1)?
Comment 2 mikec-w 2000-06-13 06:14:31 EDT
None.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2001-09-14 12:24:17 EDT
SPARC is not a supported platform.

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