Bug 90405 - system panic while installing Red Hat 8.0 from CD using customized boot.img
system panic while installing Red Hat 8.0 from CD using customized boot.img
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: 2003-05-07 14:59 EDT by Hai-Pao Fan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-07 15:58:49 EDT
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Description Hai-Pao Fan 2003-05-07 14:59:58 EDT
Description of problem: System panic (unable to conitnue install) while
installing Red Hat 8.0 from CD using customized boot.img

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):8.0

How reproducible:build customized boot.img using /boot/config-2.4.18-14BOOT Copy
boot.img to a floppy. Boot from floppy to install from CD. System panic.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Build customized boot.img using /boot/config-2.4.18-14BOOT 
2. Copy boot.img to floppy
3. Boot from floppy to install
4. System panic.

Actual results: Unable to continue the installing process.

Expected results: Continue the installing process.

Additional info: crash dump (first part)

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 632, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 150, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 215, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partitioning.py", line 57, in partitionObjectsInitialize
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partitions.py", line 184, in setFromDisk
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/lvm.py", line 38, in vgscan
    raise SystemError, "vgscan failed"
SystemError: vgscan failed

Local variables in innermost frame:
rc: 24320
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-05-07 15:58:49 EDT
This is not a supported configuration.

There is information available from Red Hat users on how to update to customized
boot images if you search around the Internet.

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