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Bug 159509 - An unhandled exception has occurred
Summary: An unhandled exception has occurred
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda-product
Version: 3.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-03 09:38 UTC by TK
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-03 14:06:46 UTC
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Description TK 2005-06-03 09:38:29 UTC
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Description of problem:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (C) 2003 Red Hat, Inc.                              
              +--------------+ Exception Occurred +--------------+              
              |                                                  |              
              | An unhandled exception has occurred.  This     # |              
              | is most likely a bug.  Please copy the full    # |              
              | text of this exception and file a detailed     # |              
              | bug report against anaconda at                 # |              
              |           # |              
              |                                                # |              
              | Traceback (most recent call last):             # |              
              |   File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1081, in ?    # |              
              |, dispatch, configFileData)     # |              
              |   File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line       # |              
              | 422, in run                                    # |              
              |     (step, args) = dispatch.currentStep()      # |              
              |                                                  |              
              |         +----+                +-------+          |              
              |         | OK |                | Debug |          |              
              |         +----+                +-------+          |              
              |                                                  |              
              |                                                  |              
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Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1081, in ?, dispatch, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 422, in run
    (step, args) = dispatch.currentStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 262, in currentStep
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 157, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 225, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 160, in readPackages
    grpset = method.readComps(hdrlist)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 64, in readComps
    return self.readCompsViaMethod(hdlist)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 42, in readCompsViaMethod
    return groupSetFromCompsFile(fname, hdlist)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 900, in groupSetFromCompsFile
    for pnevra in (grpset.groups["base"].packages.keys() +
KeyError: base

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. power off
2. start install via network
3. install process stops

Actual Results:  above error message

Additional info:

Comment 1 Paul Nasrat 2005-06-03 11:58:19 UTC
Please attach comps.xml from RedHat/base in your network install tree.

Comment 2 TK 2005-06-03 12:07:08 UTC
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE comps PUBLIC "-//Red Hat, Inc.//DTD Comps info//EN" "comps.dtd">

<!--  <meta> -->
<!-- Meta information will go here eventually -->
<!--  </meta> -->
    <description>Java Runtime Environments and Development Kits</description>
       <packagereq type="optional">IBMJava2-JRE</packagereq>
       <packagereq type="optional">IBMJava2-SDK</packagereq>
       <packagereq type="optional">jrockit-j2se</packagereq>
    <name>IBM eServer iSeries/pSeries Provided Software</name>
    <description>Software provided by IBM for eServer iSeries and pSeries 
       <packagereq type="default">ibmsis</packagereq>
       <packagereq type="default">ibmsis-utils</packagereq>
       <packagereq type="optional">iSeriesODBC</packagereq>

Comment 3 Paul Nasrat 2005-06-03 12:21:56 UTC
aha - the comps.xml from the extras cd has overwritten the comps.xml from the
install cds.  Please replace with the real comps.xml.  Please recreate your tree
not using the Extras (non-free) CD or leaving out that iso from an nfsiso setup.

Comment 4 TK 2005-06-03 14:06:46 UTC
you are right - I copied all 9 cd's into one nfs-share in an ascending cd - 
order. That of course was the wrong order !

Thank you for your quick help

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