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Bug 123821 - Anaconda crashing during installation
Anaconda crashing during installation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-05-20 14:48 EDT by Sibayan Das
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-07 14:20:40 EDT
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Description Sibayan Das 2004-05-20 14:48:47 EDT
Description of problem: 

While trying for a text mode installation of FC2 on a fresh system,
installation is getting terminated without any warning. anaconda is
crashing, but not all the time. I'm still unable to decide why it is

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

anaconda, Fedora Core 2 

Actual results:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1131, in ?
    intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 475, in run
  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 542, in turnOnFilesystems
    thefsset.mountFilesystems (instPath)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1471, in mountFilesystems
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1500, in makeLVMNodes
    iutil.copyDeviceNode(dmdev, instPath + dmdev)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 413, in copyDeviceNode
    isys.mknod(dest, mode | type, filestat.st_rdev)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 371, in mknod
    return _isys.mknod(pathname, mode, dev)
SystemError: (17, 'File exists')

Local variables in innermost frame:
pathname: /mnt/sysimage/dev/mapper/Volume00-LinuxRoot
mode: 24960
dev: 64768

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-08 14:54:31 EDT
Can you attach the complete traceback?  Did you end up going forward
and back?
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-07 14:20:40 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further details
on this problem.

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