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Bug 7652

Summary: signal 11 while installing packages
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Christopher <wolf>
Component: installerAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 6.1CC: srevivo
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2000-02-22 18:41:01 UTC Type: ---
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Description Christopher 1999-12-07 16:17:29 UTC
i486 66Mhz, 16M RAM, 1 IDE drive (3.1G, blank, DOS), 1 CD-ROM (Mitsubishi
12x IDE) 1 VLB generic graphics card, 1 Bus mouse.  All other cards
removed.  BIOS put into safest state possible, cache off, default settings.
Using updated 'anaconda' boot+update disks.  Linux boxed set.

I cannot install Linux 6.1.  The installer always gives a signal 11 while
in the process of installing the packages.  It occurs at different
percentages into the install depending on whether I use the anaconda boot
disks, whether I choose server or workstation install, and whether I use
expert, text or normal install but always occurs at about the same spot for
a given set of choices.

Also, text "mode" installs graphically, and I'm always asked for a driver
disk even though I thought I had to instruct the installer to ask for this.
('linux dd' or something?)

Unless there is a fix for this in a few days, I'll need to return this

Comment 1 bigbad 2000-01-02 21:16:59 UTC
How do I go about getting a refund from RedHat for the unusable 6.1 CD?