Bug 158135

Summary: Installer crashes with PXE/KS install
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jeremy Huber <jhuber>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Jeremy Huber 2005-05-18 18:51:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
Apparently my partition info in my kickstart script is crashing anaconda during a PXE install. (haven't tried it via a normal install yet)  I used the following out of an anaconda-ks.conf file from a normal isntall:

bootloader --location=mbr
clearpart --linux --drives=sda
part /boot --fstype "ext3" --size=100 --ondisk=sda
part pv.2 --size=0 --grow --ondisk=sda
volgroup VolGroup00 pv.2
logvol swap --fstype swap --name=LogVol01 --vgname=VolGroup00 --size=1000 --grow --maxsize=2000
logvol /var --fstype ext3 --name=LogVol02 --vgname=VolGroup00 --size=70080
logvol / --fstype ext3 --name=LogVol00 --vgname=VolGroup00 --size=4096


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Simply load the KS file above


Actual Results:  Anaconda crash/debug:

The last bit is:
 File "/usr/src/build/475969-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/autopart.py", line 361, in fitSized
  requestSectors = long ((request.requestSize * 1024L * 1024L) / part.disk.dev.sector_size) - 1
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for *: 'NoneType' and 'long'

Expected Results:  Kept going..

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-05-18 21:24:44 EDT
Does this go away if you specify a size other than 0 for pv.2? :)
Comment 2 Jeremy Huber 2005-05-19 10:02:19 EDT
*mutter* as a matter of fact, it does.  So why did it stick the 0 in anaconda-
ks.conf then?  Thanks for the help.
Comment 3 Christopher R. Wren 2006-03-02 12:03:49 EST
I got bit by this too.. it would be nice of anaconda-ks.cfg contained valid code.

Chris