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Old 29th September 2006, 12:32 PM
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Installing Fedora core 5 as guest in VMware workstation 5.5 running on windows XP pro

After the language selection i recieve this message:

Exception occured
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1218, in ?
intf.run(id, dispatch)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line
535, in run
dispatch.gotoNext()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py#,
line 146, in gotoNext
Self.moveStep()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py"
line 217, in moveStep
rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/upgrade.py",
line 50, in findRootParts
id.rootparts = findExistingRoots(intf ,
id, chroot)
File "usr/lib/anaconda/upgrade.py",
line 81, in findExistingRoots
upgradeany = upgradeany)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partedUtils.py",
line 699, in findExistingRootPartitions
lvm.vgdeactivate()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/lvm.py", line
120, in vgdeactivate
searchPath = 1)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line
36, in execWithRedirect
chilpid = os.fork()
OSError: [Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory

Anyone who might know what the problem is?
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Old 30th September 2006, 04:51 AM
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how are you installing it? Via a burned DVD/CD's, or via ISO's mounted as a virtual-cd drive in VMware?
Check your downloaded image...
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Old 30th September 2006, 09:09 AM
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Via CD's. There are no problemse when I am installing it on a regular ocmputer. The CD's are fine.
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Old 30th September 2006, 10:52 AM
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How much memory did you set up for the virtual machine?
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Old 30th September 2006, 11:29 AM
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96 mb's - Not my choise, value sat by computer.
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Old 30th September 2006, 11:56 AM
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You need at least 128MB for text-mode installation, 192MB in graphical mode. Increase the RAM in the virtual machine settings and try again.
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