Bug 17889 - anaconda throws exception during install
Summary: anaconda throws exception during install
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-09-26 21:43 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-30 21:01:08 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2000-09-26 21:43:20 UTC
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", 
line 20, in run
    rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1632, in 
doInstall
    self.writeConfiguration ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1381, in 
writeConfiguration
    self.writeNetworkConfig ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 621, in 
writeNetworkConfig
    ip = self.network.lookupHostname()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 145, in 
lookupHostname
    self.primaryNS = isys.pumpNetDevice(dev.get('device'))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 309, in pumpNetDevice
    return _isys.pumpnetdevice(device)
SystemError: (22, 'Invalid argument')

Local variables in innermost frame:
device: eth0

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iimage
CdromInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'progressWindow'
p6

<failed>

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-29 15:22:56 UTC
What is the networking information you gave the installer?

Any other information about how your network is setup would be helpful.


Comment 2 Need Real Name 2000-09-29 21:15:15 UTC
I originally attempted to set up Linux for DHCP. We have a medium-sized
corporate Windows/PC network using DHCP for IP assignment. When I used a fixed
IP address during my Linux setup, I was able to successfully finish
the installation.

Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-03 22:23:46 UTC
What type of DHCP server are you using?

Comment 4 Need Real Name 2000-10-04 17:35:07 UTC
We are using the DHCP server that comes with NT 4.0 Server.

Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-24 18:43:05 UTC
This is probably a issue with pump, reassigning.

Comment 6 Erik Troan 2000-10-24 18:46:41 UTC
When this failed, what media were you installing from, CDROM?

Comment 7 Need Real Name 2000-11-28 18:26:45 UTC
It didn't work for me. (the static IP thing).
Anyway, I've heard about this intergrated networkcard problem with IBM Netfinity
M20 servers,
I gonna try that out as we speak.

Comment 8 Need Real Name 2000-11-28 18:43:49 UTC
This error occurred when installing from a HD on either a 16 bit FAT prtition 
or on a Native Linux partition.

Comment 9 Muntedhar Alhakim 2000-11-28 19:07:12 UTC
I was installing it from CDROM, burned the ISO on to a blank cd, then booted up 
etc.

Comment 10 Prachob Champawong 2000-12-08 16:14:26 UTC
I have a very similar error message but it's different line. Especially the line "fsystem: /mnt/sysimage//mnt/extra", I try to create dos mount point at 
"/mnt/extra" while install. However, I try to install again and create only root mount point ("/") but don't create any mount points. It works fine. No error 
message at all.

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 20, in run
    rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1480, in doInstall
    if self.method.systemMounted (self.fstab, self.instPath, self.hdList.selected()):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 46, in systemMounted
    self.loopbackFile = mntPoint + fstab.filesystemSpace(mntPoint)[0][0] + \
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/fstab.py", line 258, in filesystemSpace
    space.append((mntpoint, isys.fsSpaceAvailable(topMount + '/' + mntpoint)))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 16, in fsSpaceAvailable
    return _isys.devSpaceFree(fsystem)
SystemError: (2, 'No such file or directory')

Local variables in innermost frame:
fsystem: /mnt/sysimage//mnt/extra

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iimage
CdromInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'progressWindow'
p6

<failed>


Comment 11 Need Real Name 2001-01-11 13:43:48 UTC
I am not sure if this will help you at all but I am seeing something similiar 
to this.  Here is the traceback that I get :

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 20, 
in run
rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1480, in 
doInstall
    if self.method.systemMounted (self.fstab, self.instPath, 
self.hdList.selected()):
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 46, in 
systemMounted
    self.loopbackFile = mntPoint + fstab.filesystemSpace(mntPoint)[0][0] + \
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/fstab.py", line 258, in 
filesystemSpace
    space.append((mntpoint, isys.fsSpaceAvailable(topMount + '/' + mntpoint)))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 16, in fsSpaceAvailable
    return _isys.devSpaceFree(fsystem)
SystemError: (2, 'No such file or directory')

Local variables in innermost frame:
fsystem: /mnt/sysimage//dos

ToDo object:
(itodo
ToDo
p1
(dp2
S'method'
p3
(iimage
CdromInstallMethod
p4
(dp5
S'progressWindow'
p6

<failed>

Thanks,

Chad Dunlap
cld@voyager.net



Comment 12 francis+rhbz 2001-01-27 20:03:51 UTC
I'm getting something similar:

Traceback (innermost last):
 File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 20,
in run
  rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
 File "/tmp/updates/todo.py", line 1491, in doInstall
  self.fstab.mountFilesystems (self.instPath)
 File "/tmp/updates/fstab.py", line 715, in mountFilesystems
  raise SystemError, (errno, msg)
SystemError: (22, 'Invalid argument')

I'm using the anaconda update disk (the first one issued for 7.0), installing
from CD (an official boxed-set CD, even, ooh, ahh).

Comment 13 francis+rhbz 2001-01-27 20:08:29 UTC
Never mind my comments; I dropped into the Python debugger, figured out how to
print some variables, and realized what the problem was.  User error, sort of: I
had a partition from a previous install that was formatted as ISO-9660, and
naturally mounting it as ext2 didn't work.  I can rerun and have it formatted
(there's nothing on there I need; it's a staging area).  The installer ought to
try more filesystem types on partitions it wasn't asked to install, though.

Comment 14 Erik Troan 2001-01-30 21:01:04 UTC
The original bug reporter has rea

Comment 15 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-23 17:28:24 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.


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