Bug 84380 - Installer hangs during post install with "loop over non-sequence"
Installer hangs during post install with "loop over non-sequence"
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-02-14 23:48 EST by Jon Hudson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-19 19:09:25 EST
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Description Jon Hudson 2003-02-14 23:48:50 EST
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Description of problem:

This is a bootable CD that I created to do a site specific Redhat 7.3 install.

It all goes well. CD boots fine, install beings. Partitions go fine, all rpms 
get installed fine. It then goes into the post-install phase and gets hung up 
on this error.

Traceback (innermost last):
 File "/usr/bin/anaconda", liine 633, in ?
  intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 429, in
run
  (step, args) = dispatch.currentStep()
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 250,
in currentStep
  args = self.bindArgs(stepInfo[1])
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 232,
in bindArgs
  for arg in args:
TypeError: loop over non-sequence


Please help =) I need to get this working to convince my company to switch to 
linux.


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot off my cd =)
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Actual Results:  I get the error I included in the description and the 
installation fails.

Expected Results:  
The post install should have finished and should have a happy linux box.

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Please please help me =)
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-15 15:02:50 EST
Could you please attach the complete traceback you receive.
Comment 2 Jon Hudson 2003-02-19 19:09:25 EST
UG!!!!

So sorry. Turned out to be an error on my part. Turned out that "info" 
and "kudzu" needed to be installed for it to work.

Thanks much,
Jon 

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