Bug 97245 - Post installation fails with a system error 22 Invalid Argument
Post installation fails with a system error 22 Invalid Argument
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-06-11 16:52 EDT by David Otero
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-14 12:42:54 EDT
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Error message reported at the end of the installation. (103.65 KB, text/plain)
2003-06-11 16:54 EDT, David Otero
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Description David Otero 2003-06-11 16:52:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
I am attaching the anacdump file, but basically the installation is failing 
during the post installation script with a invalid 22 argument.  Not exactly 
sure what that means.  When the machine boots it fails with a non-system disk 
or disk error message.  This machine is brand new, so I was hoping the problem 
was with my configuration.
Any help would be appreciated.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install OS with provide configuration.

Actual Results:  Everything is installed, but the machine won't boot.

Expected Results:  The machine should have booted.

Additional info:

The machine has a 36GB HD.  During the patitioning, I left 10GB or so
unalloacted.  10GB was set as a LV.
Comment 1 David Otero 2003-06-11 16:54:43 EDT
Created attachment 92345 [details]
Error message reported at the end of the installation.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-06-12 12:50:48 EDT
Are you activating the device eth1 during configuration?
Comment 3 David Otero 2003-06-12 15:51:10 EDT
I was configuring the machine to use a specific IP address so I setup eht0 to 
that IP address and unchecked eth1.  I did several more re-installations and 
isolated the problem to the network cards as well.  I was able to get the 
machine to boot if I enabled both of them to use DHCP, which is not what I 
want to do.  I am going to try to re-install again, this time giving eth0 an 
IP address and eht1 to use DHCP.  Will that work?

Thanks for the quick response.
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2003-06-19 14:53:44 EDT
I am not sure but I would recommend you try RHL 9 instead as we've fixed alot of
problems since RHL 8.
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2003-07-14 12:42:54 EDT
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have additional information to
add to this report.

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