Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 89567
Anaconda crashed while trying to install RedHat Workstation 8
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:53:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
Anaconda crashed and threw errors while I was attempting to upgrade to RedHat Install Linux 8.0 from RedHat Linux 7.1.
Choose to upgrade the disk format to ext3 from ext2.
Choose the no boot loader option and anaconda crashed and threw errors.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start the RedHat linux 8.0 upgrade from Linux 7.1.
2. I did not have a bootloader before as it was ot getting configured.
3. While running installation in linux text mode, choose not to configure any boot loader.
4. Click Ok to proceed and error is dumped.
Actual Results: 1. Anaconda crashed and installation exited.
Expected Results: 1. It should have accepted the input and carried on with the installation.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 694, in ?
intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 425, in run
rc = apply(win, (self.screen, ) + args)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/textw/upgrade_bootloader_text.py", line 113, in __call__
File "/usr/lib/booty/bootloaderInfo.py", line 206, in setDevice
(dev, part) = getDiskPart(device)
File "/usr/lib/booty/bootloaderInfo.py", line 1231, in getDiskPart
cut = len(dev)
TypeError: len() of unsized object
Created attachment 91273 [details]
Error dump which was thrown on screen
This is fixed in Red Hat Linux 9.