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Bug 84563 - anaconda crashes on retrying to install a package
Summary: anaconda crashes on retrying to install a package
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 75377
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-18 22:54 UTC by Andreas J Guelzow
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:52 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
anaconda dump (deleted)
2003-02-18 22:56 UTC, Andreas J Guelzow
no flags Details

Description Andreas J Guelzow 2003-02-18 22:54:30 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20021226

Description of problem:
I am trying to install Red Hat 8.0. About 65% thought the installation an
artwork rpm cannot be read. CLicking on try again crashes anaconda:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 786, in handleRenderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/", line 149, in renderCallback
  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 719, in doInstall
    problems =, ~rpm.RPMPROB_FILTER_DISKSPACE, cb.cb, 0)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 283, in cb
    fn = self.method.getFilename(h, self.pkgTimer)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 119, in getFilename
    f = open("/mnt/source/.discinfo")
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/mnt/source/.discinfo'

Local variables in innermost frame:
h: <header object at 0x87d5508>
self: <image.CdromInstallMethod instance at 0x868f9fc>
timer: <timer.Timer instance at 0x8d1fabc>

Package Group selection status:
Administration Tools: 1
Authoring and Publishing: 1
Base: 1
Brazilian Support: 0
British Support: 0
Canadian Support: 0
Catalan Support: 0
Chinese Support: 0
Core: 0
Cups: 0
Cyrillic Support: 0
Czech Support: 0
DNS Name Server: 0
Danish Support: 0
Development Libraries: 0
Development Tools: 0
Dialup Networking Support: 1
Dutch Support: 0
Editors: 1
Emacs: 0
Engineering and Scientific: 1
Estonian Support: 0
FTP Server: 0
Finnish Support: 0
French Support: 0
GNOME Desktop Environment: 1
GNOME Software Development: 0
Games and Entertainment: 0
German Support: 0
Graphical Internet: 1
Graphics: 1
Greek Support: 0
Hebrew Support: 0
Hungarian Support: 0
ISO8859-2 Support: 0
ISO8859-9 Support: 0
Icelandic Support: 0
Italian Support: 0
Japanese Support: 0
KDE: 0
KDE Desktop Environment: 0
KDE Software Development: 0
Kernel Development: 0
Korean Support: 0
Legacy Software Development: 0
Mail Server: 0
Network Servers: 0
News Server: 0
Norwegian Support: 0
Office/Productivity: 1
Polish Support: 0
Portuguese Support: 0
Printing Support: 1
Romanian Support: 0
Russian Support: 0
SQL Database Server: 0
Serbian Support: 0
Server: 0
Server Configuration Tools: 0
Slovak Support: 0
Slovenian Support: 0
Sound and Video: 1
Spanish Support: 0
Supported Packages: 0
Swedish Support: 0
System Tools: 1
Text-based Internet: 0
Turkish Support: 0
Ukrainian Support: 0
Web Server: 0
Windows File Server: 0
Workstation Common: 0
X Software Development: 0
X Window System: 1
XEmacs: 0
Everything: 0

... (some content deleted since your system can't handle that much text

Installing XFree86-Mesa-libGLU-4.2.0-72.
Installing qt-3.0.5-17.
Installing redhat-artwork-0.47-3.

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reproduction would take  a minimum of 40 minutes (I bought the Red Hat
distribution to avoid wasting time.)

Additional info:

Comment 1 Andreas J Guelzow 2003-02-18 22:56:12 UTC
Created attachment 90170 [details]
anaconda dump

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-19 05:13:10 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75377 ***

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:52 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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