anaconda - unhandled exception

Andrew Farris lordmorgul at
Wed Jan 16 01:06:05 UTC 2008

Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 08:45 -0500, Chris Lumens wrote:
>>> Keep it up Jeremy, ya bout got it licked!
>> Not to be a jerk or anything, but you're aware at least five other
>> people work on anaconda, right?  In fact if you were to check out the
>> source history, you'd see that I committed the fix for that bug (the
>> libraries out of the nss package changed location, requiring us to
>> modify the stage2 build script) and that David built the version
>> containing the fix.
> NO, I was not aware there were others working on anaconda, or at least
> as much as Jeremy does/used to.  I visited the page Rahul posted earlier
> and see everyone that is listed. So to you ALL, keep up the good work
> and hope to see/use an even nicer looking/working installer for the next
> release.  For some reason, been dying to get back to using rawhide like
> I used to, but have stayed away little longer this release due to x
> upgrades and the like.  
> Sooo, upon saying all that, what *is* the status of anaconda now?  Will
> it do an install now at this point or is there a couple things still
> broken?  Reallllyy thinking of trying another install again tonight, but
> not sure yet.  Might file my taxes first then look into it in a little
> while.
> Keep up the good work Anaconda team!

The 20080115 repo version of boot.iso and stage2.img worked in text mode for me 
today and its now 80% done with network install to vmware guest machine.  It may 
not finish that install, don't know yet, but all looks good so far.

Andrew Farris <lordmorgul at> <ajfarris at>
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