Bug 139240 - anaconda fails to use pre-mkfsed filesystem
anaconda fails to use pre-mkfsed filesystem
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-11-14 06:57 EST by Bernhard Erdmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-01 17:02:40 EST
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anaconda's dump when / and /boot were pre-mkfsed (685.34 KB, text/plain)
2004-11-14 06:59 EST, Bernhard Erdmann
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anaconda's dump when / was pre-mkfsed (684.97 KB, text/plain)
2004-11-14 07:00 EST, Bernhard Erdmann
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Description Bernhard Erdmann 2004-11-14 06:57:05 EST
Description of problem:
I tried to install FC3 onto filesystems (/ and /boot) already
mkfs.xfsed. anaconda died

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mkfs.xfs /dev/sda4; mkfs.xfs /dev/sdb1
2. install FC3, use /dev/sda4 for / and /dev/sdb1 for /boot
Actual results:
anaconda dies

Expected results:
installation of FC3
if the same devices are mkfs.xfsed by anaconda, installation continues

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bernhard Erdmann 2004-11-14 06:59:04 EST
Created attachment 106667 [details]
anaconda's dump when / and /boot were pre-mkfsed
Comment 2 Bernhard Erdmann 2004-11-14 07:00:31 EST
Created attachment 106668 [details]
anaconda's dump when / was pre-mkfsed
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-15 10:18:36 EST
Do the devices have a label previously on them?
Comment 4 Bernhard Erdmann 2004-11-15 10:28:04 EST
no, no label has been given, just "mkfs.xfs /dev/sda4"
Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-15 11:04:11 EST
Can you manually add a label to the filesystem?

(Note that the XFS support in anaconda is unofficial and not really
supported; it's based almost completely on patches that have been
submitted from external reporters)
Comment 6 Jeremy Katz 2005-02-01 17:02:40 EST
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this report.

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