Description of problem, bug, incorrect information, or enhancement request:
Anaconda crashes persistently while installing FC4, before it starts
formatting. I have FC2 installed on this desktop, with software RAID.
I was trying the "custom" installation.
Before the crash it complains about hdg5 (a part of md5). I did not include
a mount point for md5. I enclose here the traceback and attach the whole
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/dispatch.py", line 242, in moveStep
rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 579, in turnOnFilesystems
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/partedUtils.py", line 726, in savePartitions
error: Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition
/dev/hdg5 - Device or resource busy. This means Linux won't know about any
changes you made to /dev/hdg5
until you reboot - so you shouldn't mount it or use it in any way before rebooting.
Version of release notes this bug refers to:
Fedora Core 4 final release
Created attachment 123548 [details]
anacdump.txt file produced by crashing anaconda (written to a floppy)
Thank you for the bug report but this should be filed against Anaconda and not
against the release notes since the release notes. Reassigning to Anaconda.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160693 ***