[ltp] why "install exited abnormally"?

Brian Button linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Tue, 02 Nov 1999 20:19:22 -0600

As I recall, several of the other virtual consoles are used for output
as you install. Try switching to console 2, 3, or 4 after the error and
see what it says. In case you don't know, you switch with Alt-2, Alt-3,
etc, etc.


Vasanth Rakasi wrote:
> I'm trying to install Linux on a ThinkPad 755CX, which
> doesn't have a CD-ROM drive. It has a PCMCIA ethernet
> card and I'm able get on the network.
> Thanks to suggestions from the members of this list,
> ThinkPad is finally able to start installation of RH
> 6.1 from nfs.
> However, I have another problem now.  During
> installation (within the first minute or so), I get:
> ===================
> install exited abnormally -- received signal 7
> sending termination signals...done
> sending kill signals...done
> unmounting filesystems...
>                 /mnt/source
>                 /dev/pts
>                 /proc
> you may safely reboot your system
> ===================
> What am I doing wrong? Suggestions, please...
Brian Button           bbutton@objectmentor.com
Senior Consultant      Object Mentor, Inc.
Products Review Editor C++ Report Magazine

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