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Old 01-23-2005, 01:47 PM   #1
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Question Red Hat 9 Installation


First of all I would like to say I am extremely new to Linux, bought a teach yourself Red Hat 9 book today and well it didnt work as well as I thought, when installing I get this message:

Running anaconda, the Red Hat Linux system installer - please wait...
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda",line465, in ?
skipMouseProbe = skipmouseprobe)
File "usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 777, in probeHW
videohw = videocard.videocardinfo(skipDDCProbe=skipDDCProbe)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 552, in_init_
self.orig_videocards = copy.deepcopy(self.videocards)
AttributeError: 'module' object had no attribute 'deepcopy'
install exited abnormally
sending termination sigals...done
sending kill singnals...done
disabling swap...
unmounting filesystems...
/mnt/runtime done
disabling /dev/loop0
/proc/bus/usb done
/proc done
/dev/pts done
/tmp/ramffs done
/mnt/source done

Any help would be greatly apperciated
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