[CentOS] Exception error with 5.5 installation

Fri Apr 8 20:46:23 UTC 2011
Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov>

Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote on 04/08/2011 02:32 PM:
> I am trying to install the 64-bit version onto one of our servers. When
> I get to the point
> of loading various software packages, I normally select KDE desktop, and
> also make
> sure that CentOS extras is also selected. Once that is done, I click on
> Next to have
> the installation continue.
> Every attempt that I have made has resulted in an exception error
> occurring with the
> python packages. As a result, the installation fails. I have not been
> able to install
> CentOS since this problem started occurring.
> Does anyone know of a way I can get around this problem?

Patient: Doctor, it hurts when I do this.

Doctor: Don't do that!

Known issue.  That has been removed in 5.6.  Do not try to use the 
extras repo at install time.