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Bug 78002

Summary: OS Error [Errno 12] cannot allocate memory
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Michael E Puckett <puck.puckett>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Michael Fulbright <msf>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 8.0   
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Hardware: i586   
OS: Linux   
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Description Michael E Puckett 2002-11-17 07:04:02 UTC
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Description of problem:
anaconda had memory error at the very beginning of package installation  --- 
instruction said to send floppy contents to you

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:

floppy save did not function Last two lines before error:
Files "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 66, in execWithRedirect
files "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 54, in vgactivate

gateway pentium 120 48 MB RAM 1.2 and 2 g harddisk
Was running RH 7

Comment 1 Michael E Puckett 2002-11-17 07:28:57 UTC
Did try again. Failed just as package load screen presented.

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-11-18 20:35:41 UTC
64MB is the minimum requirement for Red Hat 8.0.