[Mageia-dev] Fresh install loops in mkinitrd

Frank Griffin ftg at roadrunner.com
Wed Dec 28 16:26:06 CET 2011

On 12/21/2011 03:02 PM, Frank Griffin wrote:
> In today's cauldron, a fresh install loops in the bootloader stage 
> because something has suddenly decided that it knows when stuff is 
> taking too long.
> VC3 shows "ERROR: killing runaway process 
> (process=mkinitrd.....error=ALARM at /usr/lib/libDrakx/run_program.pm 
> line 92"
> In the GUI, you get a graphical prompt saying that an error occurred 
> and mkinitrd failed, and if you click OK (the only choice), it goes 
> and tries the mkinitrd again, fails again, .....
> So, basically, the install stops there, as you can't get to Summary.
This appears to have cleared itself up.

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