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Old 08-20-2003, 07:37 AM   #1
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Error 11 on Anaconda


Hello all,

I have been getting this error repeataly : the computer boots with Linux CD but when getting to Anaconda, Linux installer, I get a message stating that "Installer has abnormally terminated - signal error 11" then shuts down a few programs and tells me that I can now reboot. Even after I have rebooted, the error just returns. I did a "Linux mediacheck' and it always fails.

The funny part is that I took another computer, using two parts from the other one (that does not want to install) i.e. the hard drive and the CD-ROM to see if those where at cause. But no, now it installs fine in the second computer. Got it working and all! But this only removes the issue, it does not solve it!

I checked my Linux book (SAMS printing house) but I cannot seem to find these error codes. Even checked Linux websites but no luck there either. Could it be just a motherboard BIOS version issue? Or a IDE driver that's to old? Does anyone know where to get the info for the error codes?

Thanks ahead

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Old 09-04-2003, 10:37 PM   #2
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Got this from the following website

http://linuxinstall.org/faq.php
"If you have any external devices such as Hard Drive, Modem, Scanner, Printer attached to the computer, try re-installing it without any external devices attached."
 
  


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