Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212193
Bogus message on wrong device
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:36 EST
When blkdev_name_to_number() fails to assign a number to the specified
device, it returns None, causing a far-away-from-self-explanatory
message to be delivered.
To reproduce it, just try to use a nonexistant device, like xda instead of xvda.
You'll never guess what the real problem is.
Created attachment 139363 [details]
Upstream patch for the problem.
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No QA ack yet :(
QE ack for RHEL5.
This is already in the tree. Rik may have forgotten to set it modified. I'm
A package has been built which should help the problem described in
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does
not work for you.