Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 85098
Installer crashed on a7m266-d
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:51:36 EDT
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Description of problem:
The installer crashes when installing on a a7m266-d motherboard with a dual
athlon 2200+ processers. The last entry in the install.log is typically
Installing openjade. I tried to do the same install on an identical box an it
crashes in the same manner.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Do default workstation install (all but the smallest installs crash)
The crash occurs while installing rpms.
Actual Results: annaconda crashes because of an uncaught exception
Expected Results: Nomrmal install
Created attachment 90358 [details]
logfile from crash
Have you tested the media you are installing from?
I did an md5sum of the CD's and they are correct.
There are instructions at:
for testing the installation media. I would recommend testing with this method
I did a linux mediacheck on disk 1 and it passed.
note: I did not check the other disks because the failure always happens before
This issue occurs when a read error on CD #1 causes the device to stay busy and
unable to remount. The mediacheck procedure will not always identify CDs which
will not work with the installer unfortunately if the CD is not obviously defective.
I would recommend trying a different CD #1, perhaps on a different brand of media.
Michael was correct all along the problem was with the media even though it was
not obvious to me.
Thanks for your help