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RE: install keeps aborting



 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Justin Zygmont [mailto:jzygmont solarflow net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 2:52 PM
> To: Mike McGrath
> Cc: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: RE: install keeps aborting
> 
> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Mike McGrath wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Justin Zygmont [mailto:jzygmont solarflow net]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 1:43 PM
> >> To: Mike McGrath
> >> Cc: For users of Fedora Core releases
> >> Subject: RE: install keeps aborting
> >>
> >> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Mike McGrath wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> >>>> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of 
> Justin Zygmont
> >>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:11 PM
> >>>> To: fedora-list redhat com
> >>>> Subject: install keeps aborting
> >>>>
> >>>> Has anyone else noticed this?  When I try doing a full
> >> install on a
> >>>> P-III with 256M of RAM, it goes fine until, just after anaconda 
> >>>> switches from ISO 2 to 3 andthen it just reboots.
> >>>>
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> >>>
> >>> I haven't noticed that, are you sure ISO 3 is not corrupt
> >> in any way?
> >>
> >> i'm positive, I just checked again, and they all pass the sha1sum 
> >> check.
> >> I notice even if I uncheck all package groups, and select only 
> >> development packages, it will abort.  Yet, if I choose almost 
> >> everything else except that package group, it goes fine.  
> Do you know 
> >> if there is any way to debug this somehow?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> > One thing you could do is bypass the cd's all together.  On 
> boot type:
> >
> > linux method=http://some.yum.mirror/path/to/fc4/
> >
> > If you have a local mirror this will be lightning fast.  
> Method also 
> > takes an nfs mount and ftp I believe.
> 
> I have been using the NFS install, I only used CD1 to boot 
> from.  Even in text mode this problem exists.  I'd like to 
> see if there was a way to get a gdb, but the install just 
> reboots itself.  any ideas?  maybe i'll just have to try the 
> anaconda-devel list and see what I can do.
> 
> 
> 

That might not be a bad idea.  You could also try starting the install
with debug mode

linux debug

And I know that there is a 

linux syslogd

But I have never tried it.

	-Mike



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