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Bug 141869

Summary: anaconda crash if selected layout has not enough space for installed packages
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Arenas Belon, Carlo Marcelo <carenas>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Version: 4.0CC: pnasrat
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Description Flags
anaconda "core" dump
anaconda session log none

Description Arenas Belon, Carlo Marcelo 2004-12-04 06:08:39 EST
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Description of problem:
after realizing there is not enough disk space for installing the
selected list of packages, anaconda tries to go back by umounting all
directories but misses the "dev" mountpoint resulting on a fatal
exception while trying to umount the installation root.

attached anacdump.txt and anaconda.log showing the problem.

affects also fedora core 3 AFAIK and others which are using udev.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation
2. create a small /usr partition or select too many packages
3. proceed with the installation

Actual Results:  anaconda exception

Expected Results:  rollback to the package or partition selection

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arenas Belon, Carlo Marcelo 2004-12-04 06:10:10 EST
Created attachment 107889 [details]
anaconda "core" dump
Comment 2 Arenas Belon, Carlo Marcelo 2004-12-04 06:11:09 EST
Created attachment 107890 [details]
anaconda session log
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-12-04 12:33:28 EST
This is fixed since beta2