Bug 28389 - Installer crashed when formatting my hard drive
Summary: Installer crashed when formatting my hard drive
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-02-20 06:14 UTC by Royce Stute
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-21 22:37:12 UTC


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Description Royce Stute 2001-02-20 06:14:39 UTC
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After the installer sets up my swap file it crashes then creates this bug report:

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 1472, in doInstall
    self.fstab.mountFilesystems (self.instPath)
  File "fstab.py", line 710, in mountFilesystems
    iutil.mkdirChain(instPath + mntpoint)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 193, in mkdirChain
    os.mkdir(path, 0755)
OSError: [Errno 5] Input/output error: '/mnt/sysimage/boot'

Local variables in innermost frame:
which: 4
dir: /mnt/sysimage/boot
elements: ['', 'mnt', 'sysimage', 'boot']
path: /mnt/sysimage/boot

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

<failed>

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go through the normal workstation install.  I used all default values except for manually inputting the specs for my monitor
2.
3.
	

Actual Results:  The installation crashed, produced the bug report, then rebooted my maching

Expected Results:  A complete installation

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 1472, in doInstall
    self.fstab.mountFilesystems (self.instPath)
  File "fstab.py", line 710, in mountFilesystems
    iutil.mkdirChain(instPath + mntpoint)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/iutil.py", line 193, in mkdirChain
    os.mkdir(path, 0755)
OSError: [Errno 5] Input/output error: '/mnt/sysimage/boot'

Local variables in innermost frame:
which: 4
dir: /mnt/sysimage/boot
elements: ['', 'mnt', 'sysimage', 'boot']
path: /mnt/sysimage/boot

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

<failed>

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-21 22:37:03 UTC
If you goto VC 4 and VC 3 (cntl-alt-f4 and -f3) do you see any serious looking
kernel i/o errors?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-14 17:58:50 UTC
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have additional information to add.


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