Bug 134575 - anaconda fails on system with lots of disks
anaconda fails on system with lots of disks
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
4.0
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-10-04 14:17 EDT by Jesse Barnes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-14 13:30:00 EDT
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Description Jesse Barnes 2004-10-04 14:17:06 EDT
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Description of problem:
In trying to install on a system with 130 disks, I get this backtrace:
Starting graphical installation...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1062, in ?
    iutil.makeDriveDeviceNodes()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 457, in makeDriveDeviceNodes
    isys.makeDevInode(drive, "/dev/%s" % (drive,))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 393, in makeDevInode
    _isys.mkdevinode(name, fn)
SystemError: (2, 'No such file or directory')
install exited abnormally


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Always

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-04 14:38:33 EDT
Added a fix in CVS.
Comment 2 Jesse Barnes 2004-10-07 11:54:11 EDT
Works now. 

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