14.3.2. Saving Traceback Messages Without a Diskette Drive

14.3.2. Saving Traceback Messages Without a Diskette Drive

If you receive a traceback error message during installation, you can usually save it to a diskette.

If you do not have a diskette drive available in your system, you can scp the error message to a remote system.

This information does not apply to users of headless IBM System p systems.

When the traceback dialog appears, the traceback error message is automatically written to a file named /tmp/anacdump.txt. Once the dialog appears, switch over to a new tty (virtual console) by pressing the keys Ctrl-Alt-F2 and scp the message written to /tmp/anacdump.txt to a known working remote system.

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