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Bug 162579

Summary: Anaconda hangs during kickstart NFS installation
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: wayne.davis
Component: anaconda-productAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Description wayne.davis 2005-07-06 14:32:05 UTC
Description of problem:
Anaconda fails kickstart NFS installation with:

An unhandled exception has occured.  This is most likely a bug.
Please save the crash dump and file a detailed report against
redhat-config-network at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla

Anaconda fails kickstart NFS installation with:

An unhandled exception has occured.  This is most likely a bug.
Please save the crash dump and file a detailed report against
redhat-config-network at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.9-e.57

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from CD or floppy boot disk
2. Enter linux ks at boot prompt

  

Actual Results:  An unhandled exception has occured.  This is most likely a bug.
Please save the crash dump and file a detailed report against
redhat-config-network at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/


  

Additional info:
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 668, in ?
    intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 364, in run
    (step, args) = dispatch.currentStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 243, in currentStep
    self.gotoNext()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 143, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 208, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 112, in readPackages
    id.instClass.setPackageSelection(id.hdList)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 851, in setPackageSelection
    hdlist[n].select()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 153, in __getitem__
    return self.packages[item]
KeyError: libgcc

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <comps.HeaderListFromFile instance at 82756a0>
item: libgcc

Comment 1 wayne.davis 2005-07-06 14:32:05 UTC
Created attachment 116411 [details]
anaconda dump to floppy

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-07-08 18:49:01 UTC
You have bad media -- see the following messages in the kernel syslog:

<4>hdc: packet command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hdc: packet command error: error=0x54
<4>ATAPI device hdc:
<4>  Error: Illegal request -- (Sense key=0x05)