need help installing RH 6.1 on old laptop

need help installing RH 6.1 on old laptop

Post by erh.. » Wed, 11 Feb 2004 09:21:15

Need help with installing RH6.1 or 6.2 on an old hitachi visionbook
pro, model 7340, pentium 133, 16 mb RAM.
I once installed RH6.1 on this computer, and it worked well. It fell
out of its carrying case, though, and the harddrive quit. I just
reinstalled a new hard drive. Using an image created with rawrite for
a boot disk plus a CD created with Gnometoaster for the .iso image,
I've tried several times for installation. It goes well until it
starts unpacking the packages. Then I get the following message:
"Exception Occurred
Traceback (innermost last)
File "/user/bin/anaconda" line 227 in ?, test = test)
line 1009, in run
      rc = apply (step [1] ( ), step [2])"
"/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/", line572,
in _ _call_ _
    if todoInstall ():
I'm then given the choice to debug which I try, but I don't have much
training and can't analyze the results. I get:
Quote:> /usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/ makeFilesystems ( )

raise Runtime Error
   "error making swapon" + device
Any ideas? All help will be appreciated.
Thanks much,
Steve Winston

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