Bug 164735 - Bad: Exception in anaconda creating logical volumes
Bad: Exception in anaconda creating logical volumes
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 160255
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-07-31 04:30 EDT by chris siegler
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description chris siegler 2005-07-31 04:30:24 EDT
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Description of problem:
I get this when starting the installation of packages on my Toshiba A75-S211. 

An unhandled exception has occured. This is most likely a bug. Please copy
the full text of this exception and file a detailed bug report against anaconda at http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/

Traceback (most recent call last)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1137, in handleRenderCallback
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 244, in renderCallback
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 873, in nextClicked
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 174, in gotoNext
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 582, in turnOnFilesystems
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1472, in createLogicalVolumes
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 2066, in setupDevice
  raise SystemError, "pvcreate failed for %s" % (volume,)
SystemError" pvcreate failed for <fsset.PartitionDevice instance at 0xb7b2e4ec>

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from FC4 DVD
2. choose either graphical or text installation. Both fail.
3. start package installation

Actual Results:  popup "Exception Occured" dialog box

Additional info:

I tried manually changing the partitions to 'ext3' rather than LVM, but then I get a dialog box saying it can't format hda at the same point.

AFAIK, there's nothing wrong with the drive or laptop. Latest Ubuntu installed just fine and I had no problem later restoring Windows XP Home. I'm using the laptop right now. I don't see any options in the BIOS that seem relevent.
Comment 1 Gerwin Krist 2005-07-31 07:36:24 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160255 ***

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