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Bug 82559 - anaconda
Summary: anaconda
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-23 12:25 UTC by prashant namdeo
Modified: 2007-03-27 04:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2003-02-13 17:23:30 UTC

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Description prashant namdeo 2003-01-23 12:25:44 UTC
Description of problem: It had occured during installation
after selecting packages to install.

Problem Code:

Traceback(most recent call Last);
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui-py", Line 786 , inhandleRenderCallback
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/", Line 149 , inrenderCallback
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/",Line 632 , innext Clicked
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", Line 150 , ingotoNext
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", Line 215 , inmovestep
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", Line 430 , in turnOnFilesystems
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", Line 1110 , indoMetaDeletes
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/",
Line 66 , in execWithRedirect
childpid = os.fork()

OSError[errno 12] cannot allocate memory

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:

This bug had ocured during installation
of Red Hat Linux 8.0

Steps :
1) Make a partition
of 518MB using microsoft's fdisk utility

2) reboot the system using Linux CD

3) Make a primary partition of +512M  using
Linux fdisk ( / partiton)

4)Make another primary partition of +300M (swap)
using red hat linux's fdisk

5) reboot the system using Microsoft fdisk

6) Make extended partition from remaining space
   using microsoft's fdisk
   1st logical drive = 6283M
   2nd logical drive = 6275M
   3rd logical drive = 5193M

7) reboot the system using Microsoft fdisk

7) delete 3rd logical drive using
   microsoft fdisk

9) reboot using linux CD

10) create following partitions

    /home = +900M
    /var = +384M
    /tmp = +256M
    /usr = remaining

11 ) follow steps on the screen

Now as soon as you select packages for installation
suddenly a window appears with the code written above
Actual results: Code window appears

when i started the installation again
the same problem occurs

Expected results:  I had installed Linux several times , but there is 
no such error and installation starts 

The actual result is that the installation should start

Additional info:

Comment 1 Michael Lee Yohe 2003-01-23 14:09:05 UTC
Reporter, check to see if your bug is a duplicate of Bug 76123.  There are
useful comments with regards to how much memory must be installed in your
machine to install Red Hat Linux 8.0.

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-02-13 17:23:30 UTC
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have additional information to add.

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