Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 9383
Error in the installation of redhat 6.1
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:54 EDT
I have downloaded the RPMS and base directory of redhat 6.1 from a ftp
site. Now I am trying to install. During the Reading Package Information
dialog I always receive an error message ("Exception Occurred"). All the
files in the RPMS directory are .RPM what's wrong???
Line 255, in ?
"/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/text.py", line 1000, in run
rc = apply(step(),step)
"/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/text.py", line 468, in__cal__
After that there's a messagem saying
"You can rebooot your system now."
My guess is your download went wrong and you got a corrupted package
(transmission error or downloaded from a broken mirror). This normally doesn't
happen. Try downloading it again.
Note to the installer people: The installer should really output more
descriptive error messages instead of throwing python exceptions. A corrupted
package shouldn't hang the installer at all... Reassigning instead of closing
because of this.
The latest installer has been modified to provide the package which is causing a
problem such as this. We are hoping to have a dialog pop up in the next release
which will explain more clearly what is happening when the installer hits a