Bug 85846 - Inability to save information about an exception if no floppy drive (need to save a disk?)
Summary: Inability to save information about an exception if no floppy drive (need to ...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-09 05:55 UTC by Brian "netdragon" Bober
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-05 19:58:09 UTC

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Description Brian "netdragon" Bober 2003-03-09 05:55:55 UTC
Description of problem:
I got an exception during installation. I had no floppy, and therefore no way to
save it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get an exception
2. Try to save the information without a floppy
Actual results:
No dice

Expected results:
Ability to save it to the hard drive (if you are doing a fresh install) or to a
part of one of the partitions otherwise.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-05-05 19:58:09 UTC
I have made some changes to write the traceback to /tmp/anacdump.txt, as well as
the /root directory of the system being upgraded.

I think the only real solution is going to be to write the traceback out with a
USB floppy drive. Otherwise one can goto VC2 and do what you need with

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