Bug 491722

Summary: Installing Rawhide (clearpart --linux) on top of RAID1 formatted system fails
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: James Laska <jlaska>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: rawhideCC: anaconda-maint-list, jlaska, jturner, pjones, rmaximo, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2009-04-02 09:56:10 EDT Type: ---
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Description James Laska 2009-03-23 14:36:10 EDT
The following was filed automatically by anaconda:
anaconda 11.5.0.35 exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 800, in commit
    raise DeviceError("cannot commit to disk %s after %d attempts" % (self.name, maxTries,))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 1130, in create
    self.disk.commit()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/deviceaction.py", line 206, in execute
    self.device.create(intf=intf)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devicetree.py", line 660, in processActions
    action.execute(intf=self.intf)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/__init__.py", line 184, in doIt
    self.devicetree.processActions()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 115, in turnOnFilesystems
    anaconda.id.storage.doIt()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 205, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 128, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1317, in nextClicked
    self.anaconda.dispatch.gotoNext()
DeviceError: cannot commit to disk vda after 5 attempts
Comment 1 James Laska 2009-03-23 14:36:16 EDT
Created attachment 336341 [details]
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Comment 2 James Laska 2009-03-23 14:45:30 EDT
Consistently hitting this bug while testing that rawhide can install on top of previous installations.  This test matrix focused on installing distros on top of raid1 storage, then installing rawhide.

First install raid1 (release noted below), then clearpart rawhide
GUEST   TEST                FROM                TO      RESULT
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vguest1 clearpart --linux   RHEL-4-U7           rawhide FAIL (bug#491722)
vguest2 clearpart --linux   RHEL-5-Server-U3    rawhide FAIL (bug#491722)
vguest3 clearpart --linux   F-10-GOLD           rawhide FAIL (bug#491722)
vguest4 clearpart --linux   F-9-GOLD            rawhide FAIL (bug#491722)
Comment 3 James Laska 2009-03-23 14:46:41 EDT
One a system that hits this failure ...

sh-4.0# cat /proc/mdstat
Personalities : [raid0] [raid1] [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] [raid10] [linear] 
unused devices: <none>
Comment 4 James Laska 2009-03-23 14:47:10 EDT
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Comment 5 James Laska 2009-03-23 14:47:28 EDT
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Comment 6 James Laska 2009-03-23 14:47:43 EDT
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Comment 7 Chris Lumens 2009-04-02 09:56:10 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 491754 ***
Comment 8 James Laska 2009-04-14 12:23:40 EDT
Created attachment 339521 [details]
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