Bug 8396 - Installer failure - all modes
Installer failure - all modes
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-01-12 03:22 EST by jaz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-22 12:37:31 EDT
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Description jaz 2000-01-12 03:22:08 EST
I have read thru the NUMEROUS installer bugs.  My problem is that no
matter what mode of installer I use, text, GUI, expert, I am continually
locking up either after I click the "next" button after entering account
info, or with expert mode, clicking the "next" button after Package Group
Selection.  After performing the install over 20+ times over the last 5
days, downloading boot updates, etc., I figure I need some help. The lock
up is that my system locks up, keyboard, and have to manually reboot.
Prior to these lockups, at each interval of the install process, I have
viewed all the terminals ctrl+alt+f1 thru ctrl+alt+f7 and tried Alt+F2,
but when your keyboard is locked what can you do? ANYWAY at intervals
prior to lock up, before Package install, when I goto ctrl_alt+f3, I see
an error msg that says "AutoPartitioning Failed".

Is this my Problem? Any resolutions?

SYS:
PII 200
64 Ram
4.3 IDE Drive
ATAPI CD-ROM
Trident VIdeo
SB 64pnp audio
(all hardware check on RH HCL list)

Thanks
Jeff Adamez
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-06-12 14:09:23 EDT
Does 6.2 work better for you?
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-06-22 12:37:29 EDT
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you are experiencing these
issue with 6.2.

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