Bug 97407 - Install of RH 8.0 crashes...
Install of RH 8.0 crashes...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-06-14 15:27 EDT by Mihailo Nikolic
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-14 12:42:57 EDT
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Description Mihailo Nikolic 2003-06-14 15:27:21 EDT
Description of problem:
Start the graphical install, go through the options and when it shows "Readin 
Packages" on the screen it gives this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 786, in handleRendeCallback
File "usr/lib/iw/progress_gui.py",line 149, in renderCallback
File "usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py, line 632, in nextClicked
File "usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 150, gotoNext
File "usr/lib/anacaonda/dispatch.py", line 215, in moveStep
 rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 430, in turnOnFilesystems
File "usr/lib/anaconda/partitions.py", line 1110, in doMetaDeletes
File "usr/lib/anaconda/lvm.py", line 54, in vgactivate
 searchPath = 1)
file "usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line66, in execWithRedirect
 childpid = os.fork()
OSError:[Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory

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

How reproducible:
Everytime I try and install

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go through install
2. Choose packages for install
3. Click Next
Actual results:
Error pop up window with above message

Expected results:
Install of Red Hat 8.0

Additional info:
Debug, Save to floopy, or PK buttons don't do anything
Comment 1 Mihailo Nikolic 2003-06-14 15:32:46 EDT
that should be OK button under additional information
Comment 2 Mihailo Nikolic 2003-06-14 15:48:36 EDT
text based install seems to work fine
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2003-06-16 11:24:33 EDT
The graphical install requires 128MB of RAM. How much RAM is in your system?
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2003-07-14 12:42:57 EDT
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have additional information to
add to this report.

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