Error while installing rawhide on a Pseries

Thomas Springer th.springer at gmx.net
Fri Aug 19 02:38:25 UTC 2005


=== Thu, 18 Aug 2005 18:46:38 -0500
=== Joy Latten <latten at austin.ibm.com>

> On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 01:43 +0200, Thomas Springer wrote:
> > === Thu, 18 Aug 2005 17:38:26 -0500
> > === Joy Latten <latten at austin.ibm.com>
> > 
> > > I  copied the boot.iso from latest development/ppc/image/pseries 
> > > and used it to start an installation via http or ftp on a 
> > > pseries (squadron). I received the error below. I am not sure
> > > I understand why anaconda is complaining. The directory I entered
> > > for installing was /pub/fedora/linux/core/development/ppc/. 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Running anaconda, the Fedora Core system installer - please
> > > wait... Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix>
> > > Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
> > > 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
> > > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > >   File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 28, in ?
> > >     import sys, os
> > > ImportError: No module named os
> > > install exited abnormally
> > > you may safely reboot your system
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > Look here
> > 
> > /core/development/ppc/images/pseries/
> > 
> > Hopefully this helps.I can't do much else for you, dunno
> > what anaconda is complaining about.
> > 
> > 
> Sorry, in my prior email I did not list the full pathname of where I
> copied my boot.iso. I copied it
> from /core/development/ppc/images/pseries, which is what I think you
> are suggesting.
>
Right. I got sth wrong when read your message and made a dummy.
 
> At first I wondered if it was complaining about wanting an "os"
> directory because I noticed that fedora core 4's path
> is /core/4/ppc/os, but I am just guessing.
> 
Anaconda is written in Python and 'os' is one of the essential modules
Py loads for functioning on various systems.

> Regards,
> Joy
> 
See

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=147507

Same problem, but closed for fc4-test1.
So entering a new report is an option as well as mailing to f-test-l.


Thomas 




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