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I am trying to install Redhat on my other machine and I keep running into errors. I download the 3 .iso files from the redhat site and burn them to discs using Nero. I then boot up my other machine from the cd and the mediacheck says that the disc is good. After I click ok to setup I get the following:
Running anaconda, the Red Hat Linux system installer - please wait....
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 138, in ?
import signal, traceback, string, isys, iutil, time
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/tracback.py", line 298
if addr > stopat:
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
install exited abnormally
sending termination signals...done
At first I thought I had a bad disk and redownloaded the files but I get the same errors.
My system consists of the following"
AMD Athlon XP 1800+
10 gig hard drive
30 gig hard drive
If somebody knows whats going on could you please help me.... Thanks....
You may have a flakey DVD. I have seen quite a few that don't read burnt CDs well. Have you considered using the iso files on your hard drive to install? That way you don't go through the DVD. Make an install boot floppy with the utilities in the dos utility folder and you can use the hard drive to read the install.
Distribution: Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat/CentOS
or..take your HDD from the linux box set the jumpers to slave throw it in you XP box and start the install. When you get to the part about partitioning, select automatic=>use existing free space. However, where would he put grub...b/c the MBR is on the master HDD, no?