Bug 86478 - Anaconda python failure, "AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'guess_type'"
Anaconda python failure, "AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'g...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-03-23 13:20 EST by Walt Dexter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-31 19:30:37 EST
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Anaconda trace file (55.91 KB, text/plain)
2003-03-24 21:11 EST, Walt Dexter
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Description Walt Dexter 2003-03-23 13:20:02 EST
Description of problem:

Install fails with Python trace-back.

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

How reproducible:

Install has not succeeded for me yet on this system, HP Pavilion 6355US. I did 
use this disk set to successfully install under VMWare Workstation.

Steps to Reproduce:





Actual results:

Python error.

Expected results:

Successful install. 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-03-24 12:55:00 EST
There is insufficient information here to guess what the problem is.

Have you mediachecked the installation media using the 'mediacheck' option?
Comment 2 Walt Dexter 2003-03-24 17:05:26 EST
I have not, but this is a set of offical RedHat disks I purchased, not ones I 
burned myself.

I thought I'd attached the anaconda trace file but I don't see it up there. 
I'll get it attached later today.
Comment 3 Walt Dexter 2003-03-24 21:11:47 EST
Created attachment 90706 [details]
Anaconda trace file
Comment 4 Walt Dexter 2003-03-31 19:30:37 EST
It's still installing, but I'd say you were pretty close when you asked if I'd 
mediacheck-ed the disks. The disks are fine, but it looks like my CD-ROM drive 
was bad; I "borrowed" one from another system and it's charging along great.

This is actually a second system I'm installing on now; I had thought there was 
some problem with the old HP Pavilion I had - they are kind of quirky - and got 
a new bare-bones system to which I (sigh) moved all of the Pavilion's drives.

If you guys can figure out a way to test the reliability of a CD drive, that 
might be a nice option to add....

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