Bug 162149 - Installer Crashes when partioning hard drive
Installer Crashes when partioning hard drive
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 160693
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-06-30 07:41 EDT by Seb Payne
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-08 14:32:43 EDT
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Description Seb Payne 2005-06-30 07:41:38 EDT
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Description of problem:
When running the Anaconda Fedora Core 4 installation, either Graphical or Text, it crashes out as soon as it tries to partition the drive. But, if I then re-run the installation, it works fine. 

It is removing previous Linux partitions and replacing them with LVM.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start the Fedora Core Install process
2. Follow the install process (Remove All partions, Personal Software selection)
3. Start the actual Anaconda installation process
  

Actual Results:  Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "/usr/local/bin/anaconda, line 1160, in ?
    intf.rum(id, dispatch)
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 496, in run
    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 582 in turnOnFilesystems
    thefsset.createLogicalVolumes(instPath)
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1472, in createLogicalVolumes
    entry.device.setupDevice(chroot)
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 2066, in setupDevice
    raise SystemError, "pvcreate failed for %s" % (volume,)

System Error: pvcreate failed for <fsset.PartitionDevice instance at 0xb7a1d9ec>

Expected Results:  It should format the drives, install GRUB and install Fedora Core

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Sorry if the error is not exactly correct but I had to re-type it all out again.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-07-08 14:32:43 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160693 ***

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