Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1293475
Can't install from live CD on a system with NVDIMMs
Last modified: 2016-12-20 12:18:00 EST
Created attachment 1108471 [details]
screen shot of anaconda error
Description of problem:
This is reported by Jerry Hoemann:
I was attempting to install Fedora 23 Workstation to one of our NVDIMM
systems (this is in live cd form.)
The install kernel boots, but anaconda fails because of the presence
of pmem0 (no disk label).
A simple work around (without rebooting) was to:
1) finish quitting out of anaconda (failure was the only option.)
2) run a shell
3) rmmod nd_pmem
4) re-run install to disk.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Very, if you have a system with NVDIMMs that are recognized by the kernel, causing /dev/pmemX devices to be created.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot the live CD and attempt to install
Fails with attached error
Anaconda should ignore the pmem devices, at least for now.
Please attach the logs from /tmp/*log as individual text/plain attachments.
Adding needinfo for Jerry to see if he can get the logs. Otherwise I will try to reproduce.
Created attachment 1111585 [details]
Created attachment 1111586 [details]
Created attachment 1111589 [details]
Created attachment 1111592 [details]
I added attachments for anaconda.log, ifcfg.log, program.log, and storage.log.
packaging.log and sensitive-info.log were zero length files.
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