Bug 123687 - anaconda/install fails with selinux enabled with /mnt/syslinux/selinix duplicate message
Summary: anaconda/install fails with selinux enabled with /mnt/syslinux/selinix duplic...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 127713
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 2
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Whiteboard: FC3
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Reported: 2004-05-20 01:13 UTC by Tom London
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:03:20 UTC
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Anaconda dump/traceback info written to floppy.... (724.02 KB, text/plain)
2004-05-20 01:16 UTC, Tom London
no flags Details

Description Tom London 2004-05-20 01:13:58 UTC
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Description of problem:
I'm attempting to 'upgrade' a FC2T3 to FC2 using the downloaded (and
verified) FC2 CD images, entering 'selinux' at the boot prompt.

anaconda fails, both when attemping to 'upgrade existing' and with a
fresh install (I tried to reuse the existing partitions).

Here is the traceback info:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1048, in handleRenderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 242, in renderCallback
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 763, in nextClicked
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 169, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 237, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 737, in doPreInstall
    os.mkdir(instPath + "/selinux")
OSError: [Errno 17] File exists: '/mnt/sysimage/selinux'

I attach the complete 'anacdump.txt' as well.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Using FC2 CDs, attempt to install over existing FC3T3/selinux
system (enter 'selinux' at anaconda prompt).
2. Select either 'upgrade' or 'install'
3. If 'install' retain existing partitions (I haven't tried a complete
wipe out of the drive).

Actual Results:  Anaconda abort message described above, with options
to save to floppy. File 'anacdump.txt' attached.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tom London 2004-05-20 01:16:36 UTC
Created attachment 100364 [details]
Anaconda dump/traceback info written to floppy....

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-05-20 02:48:26 UTC
Upgrades from test releases to final releases aren't supported... 
I'll look at this eventually, though, as it will affect FC2 with
SELinux -> FC3 upgrades.

Comment 3 Tom London 2004-05-20 03:21:13 UTC
OK. I'll do the 'wipe it clean' thing.

Before I clobber this, is there any additional information, settings,
etc. that would help you?

Comment 4 Tom London 2004-07-14 14:12:03 UTC
Hit this bug again going from FC2 -> FC3t1.

I'm guessing 'anaconda' needs to remove /selinux 
if it already exists prior to doing its usual

Comment 5 Phil Schaffner 2004-07-27 16:42:15 UTC
Also seeing this bug on FC2 -> FC3T1 upgrade attempt.  Repeated
attempts to save traceback to floppy failed (thought I saw this
flagged as fixed in rawhide), but looks very much like the one in the
attachment above.  FC2 was running with selinux disabled.

Comment 6 Jeremy Katz 2004-07-27 17:37:36 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 127713 ***

Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:03:20 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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