Bug 161386 - Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition
Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-06-22 15:45 EDT by David C. Wright
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-22 16:29:39 EDT
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Description David C. Wright 2005-06-22 15:45:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py, line 1137, in handleRenderCallback self.currentWindo.renderCallback()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/preogree_gui.py", line 244, in rederCallback self.intf.icw.nextClicked()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py, line 873, in nextClicked self.dispatch.gotoNext()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py, line 174, in gotoNext self.moveStep()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py, line 242, in moveStep rc=apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py, line 579, in turnOnFilesystems diskset.savePartitions()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partedUtils.py, line 726, in savedPartitions disk.commit()
error: Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition /dev/hda3

Upon attempt to continue, "install exited abnormally"

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:

Motherboard:  Asus TX97-E
Processor:  Pentium 233MMX
Memory Dimm: 192mb
Partions to be created:
/dev/hda1   /boot   ext3
/dev/hda2   /       ext3
/dev/hda3           swap
/dev/hdb1   /home   ext3
/dev/hdc1   /var    ext3
Comment 1 David C. Wright 2005-06-22 16:11:55 EDT
Rebooted system, ran parted to remove partions from hda, hdb, hdc, then reran
the installer.  Worked ok.
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2005-06-22 16:29:39 EDT
I believe this is fixed by the file descriptor leak patch.  See bug 160693.

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