Bug 9022 - install exited abnormally -- recived signal 7
install exited abnormally -- recived signal 7
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-01-31 14:09 EST by enigma
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-14 09:56:27 EST
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Description enigma 2000-01-31 14:09:24 EST
trying to install on P75
8meg RAM
1 gig seagate hdd
16x CD-ROM

viao si55p bios, updated to latest one (didn't work before either)

had slakware 3.4 working fine, perfect, but now i'm trying to put redhat
6.1 on.

running instal...
running /sbin/loader
install exited abnormally -- recieved signal 7
Comment 1 enigma 2000-02-01 16:48:59 EST
Having found out that the other consoles display info during the install i have
notised that the raid stuff apears to be the last thing that works

last message is
<6> raid 5 personality registered

hope this helps
Comment 2 enigma 2000-02-02 11:12:59 EST
Having looked further into the bugzilla db i have seen that this problem looks
alot like 7986, however, the cd i am trying to install from is not a homemade
one. I too have tried disabling the onchip and extrnal caches, again with no
effect, i have tried booting from a boot disk without success either, i am
guessing that what ever happens after the raid5 is causeing the problem, if the
problem is my hardware then knowing what happens next would maybe point me in
the right direction

Comment 3 Jay Turner 2000-02-14 09:56:59 EST
The problem you are receiving is a result of running out of RAM during the
installation, hence the signal 7 that you are getting.  The only solution to
this problem is to upgrade the RAM in your machine.

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