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Bug 7986

Summary: install exited abnormally - sig7 after raid5.0
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: borgia
Component: installerAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Version: 6.1CC: srevivo
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Hardware: i386   
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Description borgia 1999-12-24 18:52:01 UTC
I have a homemade cd which has already been used to upgrade another system
and to install a few other, so it has been tested and found ok.

The problem is that the installer gets a SIG7 right after loading raid5
module (it succeeds, so it is not a permission problem).

Also, the machine to be upgraded has been running RH6.0 for quite some time
without a hitch, so it's not a hardware problem, either.

Tried everything, from disabling cache memory to slowing the system down,
to no avail.


Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-22 20:07:59 UTC
A signal 7 means the machine ran out of memory.