Anaconda crashes

Paul Pianta pantz at
Tue Feb 3 21:19:01 UTC 2004

MIke wrote:

>On Sun, 2004-02-01 at 12:47, MIke wrote:
>>I am trying to put Fedora on my IBM laptop. I have a 10gb hdd and 84 mb
>>dram. Windows 98SE is installed on a 2GB partition. The rest is
>>When I try to install Fedora, using a floppy to start and the embedded
>>CD to continue, all is well until I finish with the software selection
>>then the following appears in a pop-up
>>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
>>I have installed Fedora on a mini server,
>>(90 mb dram, 8 GB hdd and a 66 MHz P3) and it runs fine
>>so the problem does not seem to be resources.
>>Any direction will be greatly appreciated.
>Further research, via bugzilla, reports this is not a bug. Hmmmmm.
>The stated answer is not enough memory. Hmmmmm.
>If I find a means to solve this I'll post it here.
did you try installing in text mode?
the line in the python debug output ...


could mean a gui problem ..  just an idea ...


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