Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 156356
Crash when doing RAID on multipathed devices
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:17 EST
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1173, in ?
intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 510, in run
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 171, in gotoNext
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 239, in moveStep
rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 561, in turnOnFilesystems
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1461, in makeFilesystems
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1370, in labelEntry
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 517, in labelDevice
label = labelFactory.createLabel(entry.mountpoint, self.maxLabelChars)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 111, in createLabel
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partedUtils.py", line 542, in startAllRaid
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/raid.py", line 106, in startAllRaid
mdList = scanForRaid(driveList)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/raid.py", line 56, in scanForRaid
(major, minor, raidSet, level, nrDisks, totalDisks, mdMinor) =\
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 97, in raidsb
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 100, in raidsbFromDevice
fd = os.open(device, os.O_RDONLY)
OSError: [Errno 6] No such device or address: '/tmp/md'
Kickstart for the file attached.
There are 2 multipathed devices: sda/sdc and sdb/sdd
The second paths devices aren't being used at all in the config file (sdc and
sdd are untouched).
Created attachment 113827 [details]
Can you provide the full traceback? The kernel messages that get included there
are likely to help a bit.
From the install logs:
* formatting /boot as ext3
* formatting /boot2 as ext3
* going to run: ['/usr/sbin/mdadm', '--create', '/dev/md1', '--run',
'--chunk=256', '--level=1', '--raid-devices=2', '/dev/sda2', '/dev/sdb2']
* error reading swap label on /dev/vg00: [Errno 21] Is a directory
* error reading xfs label on /dev/vg00: [Errno 21] Is a directory
* error reading jfs label on /dev/vg00: [Errno 21] Is a directory
NAK. This is a feature request.
This request has deferred until we have implemented mirroring support and can
reproduce this bug. It will be added to the list of RHEL 4.5 requests.
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request. You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request.
This bugzilla had previously been approved for engineering
consideration but Red Hat Product Management is currently reevaluating
this issue for inclusion in RHEL4.6.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
requested by Jams Antill