Bug 1118150 - FormatCreateError: ('invalid device specification', '/dev/sdb3') non-existent mdmember
Summary: FormatCreateError: ('invalid device specification', '/dev/sdb3') non-existent...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 21
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-10 05:05 UTC by Chris Murphy
Modified: 2015-12-02 16:09 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-12-02 03:14:53 UTC
Type: Bug

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anaconda-tb (2.01 MB, text/plain)
2014-07-10 05:05 UTC, Chris Murphy
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Bugzilla 1116515 0 unspecified CLOSED FormatCreateError: ('invalid device specification', '/dev/sda1') 2021-02-22 00:41:40 UTC

Internal Links: 1116515

Description Chris Murphy 2014-07-10 05:05:37 UTC
Created attachment 916991 [details]

Description of problem:
Crash after starting installation.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda 21.46-1

How reproducible:
2 for 2.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. /boot/efi, /boot, and / are device type RAID, raid1.
2. swap is standard partition
3. Begin installation

Actual results:

Expected results:
No crash.

Additional info:
Could be a duplicate of 1116515, according to abrt it is, but the conditions look different.

Comment 1 Chris Murphy 2014-07-10 05:18:31 UTC
Well the partition type code is wrong for sdb1 and sdb2; they're set to Linux data partition type, while their twin are set to Linux RAID partition type. But I don't know that this is related to the crash.

 fd00 so they aren't set to the partition type code for Linux RAID.

[root@localhost tmp]# gdisk -l /dev/sda
Number  Start (sector)    End (sector)  Size       Code  Name
   1            2048        97716223   46.6 GiB    FD00  
   2        97716224        98693119   477.0 MiB   FD00  
   3        98693120        99084287   191.0 MiB   FD00  
   4        99084288       108849151   4.7 GiB     8200  

[root@localhost tmp]# gdisk -l /dev/sdb
Number  Start (sector)    End (sector)  Size       Code  Name
   1            2048        97716223   46.6 GiB    8300  
   2        97716224        98693119   477.0 MiB   8300  
   3        98693120        99084287   191.0 MiB   FD00

Comment 2 mulhern 2014-07-11 12:44:45 UTC
I took a quick look and nothing really stands out. The exception is raised solely because "/dev/sdb3" does not seem to exist, which is odd, because the log shows the device being created in the previous action. That is, I don't think the actions or their orders are the problem, it must be some content of possibly the device format action, that causes the problem.

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