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Bug 1360 - install exited abnormally -- received signal 7
Summary: install exited abnormally -- received signal 7
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-02-27 15:26 UTC by trevor-linda-weir
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-03-02 23:20:07 UTC

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Description trevor-linda-weir 1999-02-27 15:26:28 UTC
This seems to happen regularly soon after it starts looking
to the CD to install. It occured twice after confirming
formatting the swap space; once after prompting for the CD.
The messages are verbatim as follows:

install exited abormally -- received signal 7
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
unmounting filesystems...
you may safely reboot your system

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-03-02 21:30:59 UTC
In order to replicate the problem in the test lab, we will need to
know more about the hardware that you have in your system.

Comment 2 David Lawrence 1999-03-02 23:20:59 UTC
Letter from original bug submitter.
Actually, I noticed the original CD booted fine on my Pentium (cd
boot)  but
had difficulty on the 486 (diskette boot - load from cd) so I figured
was some incompatibility between the diskette and cd. I returned the
and replaced it with a new copy last night.  It loaded without

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