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Bug 97432 - Cannot install Red Hat 9 (crashes)
Cannot install Red Hat 9 (crashes)
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 97433
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-06-15 14:51 EDT by Carlos Rodrigues
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:56:44 EST
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Description Carlos Rodrigues 2003-06-15 14:51:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
I'm finding it impossible to install Red Hat 9 on one of the machines where I
tried to do it. The problem is that the installer keeps crashing. Sometimes it
crashes with an Oops just before loading /sbin/loader, sometimes it aborts with
signal 11 after I say to skip the media check, sometimes it crashes with an
Aieee! just before asking if I want to partition using Disk Druid. The one time
I got it 'till disk druid it gave an error saying that there was no disk device
to partition...

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Put the CD1 in the CD drive
2.Boot the machine


Actual Results:  It crashes somewhere during the beginning of the instalation.

Expected Results:  It should run fine.

Additional info:

The machine in question has a Athlon 1800+ with 256Mb of RAM and an Asus A7S333
motherboard (http://www.asus.com/prog/spec.asp?m=A7S333&langs=01). The disk is a
Western Digital 40G. Additionally I already tried to use a differend HDD, update
the BIOS, change varying BIOS settings to no avail. Graphical mode and text mode
makes no difference.

On a side note I also can't install SuSE 8.2 on it (it stalls on the Partition
Check at the beginning) but Windows XP gives no problems.
Comment 1 Carlos Rodrigues 2003-06-15 14:52:56 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 97433 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:56:44 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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