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Bug 70742

Summary: Anaconda Crash: invalid literal for LONG() during installation
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <fred_strelzoff>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Michael Fulbright <msf>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Version: 7.3   
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Hardware: i686   
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-04 17:55:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
When reinstalling RH7.3 on a machine I previously had problems installing RH 
on, in fact ive installed the same distribution from the same installation 
disks on this machine 3 times now... the machine hangs after selecting packages.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Select packages
2.When Anaconda starts configuring it crashes
	

Actual Results:  An unhandled exception occurs.
Traceback (innermost last)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 633, in ?
intf.run(id,dispatch,configFileData)

File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py",line 353, in run
self.icw.run(self.runres,configFileData)

File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py",
line 2676, in mainloop
_gtk.gtk_main()

File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py" line 529
in handleRenderCallBack
Self.currentwindow.rew
.
.
.
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 211,
in badblock device

Val=(long(i[0])*100)(long(i[1]))
ValueError: Invalid literal for long(): 361428
361429

Expected Results:  Installation should have proceeded as usual.

Additional info:

I believe the problem might be a new Memorex Thirty-two max CDR that I am using 
to read the installation disks from.

Is there anyway besides swapping the CD drive to remedy this situation?

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-05 15:33:48 UTC
The bad blocks check found bad blocks on the drive being tested - the installer
crashes because it did not handle that exception correctly.



*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66181 ***