Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 231829
[Anaconda Custom Installation] Block device for the CDROM unavailable for the postinst operation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:59 EST
Description of problem:
When the CD-ROM is mounted in the beginning of the installation, the block
device is deleted in the /tmp directory. Then, it is impossible to mount again
the CD-ROM while the postinst stage.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 6 - Anaconda 11
Making a custom installer and try to access the CD-ROM from a shell while the
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make a custom installer using buildinstall from anaconda-runtime package.
2. Burn an iso image
3. Try to install the system
4 .When anaconda is started (after the CD-ROM detection), open a shell and list
the /tmp directory
The /tmp/cdrom device is not present.
The /tmp/cdrom should be already present.
It's mountable, but you have to find and mount the actual device node. This is
(In reply to comment #1)
> It's mountable, but you have to find and mount the actual device n
Do you mean by looking in the /proc filesystem ? (That's the way I did)
Anyway, I think that this case should be documented in the official anaconda
documentation. On all documentations I found, people suppose that the device
node is still available