Bug 250409 - When an existing LV with dash (hyphen) in name is selected for use, installation ends with traceback
When an existing LV with dash (hyphen) in name is selected for use, installat...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 186439
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2007-08-01 09:43 EDT by Jan Pazdziora
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-15 11:27:40 EDT
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2007-08-01 09:43 EDT, Jan Pazdziora
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Description Jan Pazdziora 2007-08-01 09:43:20 EDT
Description of problem:

I have a system where LVs have dashes in their names. I've created (using
lvcreate new LV root-f7-64). The installation failed with traceback with error

No such file or directory: '/dev/mapper/vg0-root-fc7-64'

Anaconda should douple the dashes and use path /dev/mapper/vg0-root--f7--64.

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a preexisting LV with name that contains dash.
2. Try to install Fedora and place the root partition on that LV.
Actual results:


Expected results:

No traceback, installation running alright.

Additional info:

Anaconda allowed me to select that LV and did not complain that its name would
be unusable. Now, I know that I cannot create new LV with dash in anaconda. But
that restriction should probably be removed and proper handling of dashed LVs added.
Comment 1 Jan Pazdziora 2007-08-01 09:43:21 EDT
Created attachment 160410 [details]
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2007-08-15 11:27:40 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 186439 ***

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