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Bug 82890

Summary: Install crashes unhandled exception error
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Sean <masmatrix>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: high    
Version: 8.0CC: masmatrix
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:27 UTC Type: ---
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unhandled exception dump error none

Description Sean 2003-01-28 06:04:49 UTC
Description of problem:After partitions are automatically done and right after 
the installation of packages begins, I get unhandled exception error and a 
prompt to dumb to disk.  This happens in both GUI and Text installs. I get the 
same error.  Here is part of the dump file:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 632, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 150, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 215, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 120, in readPackages
    id.comps = method.readComps(id.hdList)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 60, in readComps
    return self.readCompsViaMethod(hdlist)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 33, in readCompsViaMethod
    return ComponentSet(fname, hdlist)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 1013, in __init__
    self.readCompsFile(file, self.packages)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 712, in readCompsFile
    self.compsxml = rhpl.comps.Comps(file)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 297, in __init__
    self.load (filename)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 304, in load
    doc = libxml2.parseMemory(file, len(file))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/", line 717, in parseMemory
    if ret == None:raise parserError('xmlParseMemory() failed')
parserError: xmlParseMemory() failed

Local variables in innermost frame:
buffer: <?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE comps PUBLIC "-//Red Hat, Inc.//DTD Comps info//EN" "comps.dtd">

<!--  <meta> -->
<!-- Meta information will go here eventually -->
<!--  </meta> -->
    <name xml:lang="cs">Jádro</name>

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

How reproducible:Everytime

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Server install/default
2.eth0 set to trusted/ftp and dhcp allowed in firewall set up
3.3-button ps/2 mouse
Actual results:unhandled exception error

Expected results:

Additional info:system is AMD k6/2 500mhz, tnt2 m64, compaq 10/100 ether, clean 
maxtor 5.7gb, cd-rom,256mb ram

Comment 1 Sean 2003-01-28 06:12:58 UTC
To add to this/correction.  The exception error is happening after I click 'ok' 
on the root password screen after putting in the password/while reading 
packages to be installed.

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-29 21:43:38 UTC
What type of installation is this?  Could you attach the full traceback you receive?

Comment 3 Sean 2003-01-29 23:06:50 UTC
Created attachment 89705 [details]
unhandled exception dump error

Comment 4 Sean 2003-01-29 23:08:04 UTC
all the installations do this.  Text and gui.  everytime i try the install no 
matter how i do it.  i even took out my scsi devices thinking that was the 

Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-30 20:11:13 UTC
These errors in the log:

<4>end_request: I/O error, dev 16:00 (hdc), sector 1105284
<4>hdc: command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
<4>hdc: command error: error=0x54
<4>end_request: I/O error, dev 16:00 (hdc), sector 1105284

indicate this is caused by a bad red from the CD.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75008 ***

Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:27 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.