Bug 428927 - anaconda fails with cannot unmount image /mnt/source
Summary: anaconda fails with cannot unmount image /mnt/source
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-01-16 02:41 UTC by Andrew Farris
Modified: 2008-01-23 08:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-01-23 08:38:01 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
error message, text installer (26.96 KB, image/png)
2008-01-16 02:41 UTC, Andrew Farris
no flags Details
VT 3 image (40.29 KB, image/png)
2008-01-16 02:42 UTC, Andrew Farris
no flags Details
umount /mnt/source on VT 2, fails (37.13 KB, image/png)
2008-01-16 02:42 UTC, Andrew Farris
no flags Details

Description Andrew Farris 2008-01-16 02:41:08 UTC
Description of problem:
During installation today using rawhide 20080115 boot.iso stage2.img net
install, anaconda complains about not being able to unmount /mnt/source (see
attach).  The RPM it had downloaded is also shown in VT as corrupt. 
Installation could not continue.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Have not attempted reinstall yet.

Comment 1 Andrew Farris 2008-01-16 02:41:08 UTC
Created attachment 291792 [details]
error message, text installer

Comment 2 Andrew Farris 2008-01-16 02:42:05 UTC
Created attachment 291793 [details]
VT 3 image

Comment 3 Andrew Farris 2008-01-16 02:42:46 UTC
Created attachment 291794 [details]
umount /mnt/source on VT 2, fails

Comment 4 Andrew Farris 2008-01-16 02:48:11 UTC
Clicking OK in the installer causes the shown error message to be repeated for
each time, exception in _unmountCD.

Comment 5 Eric Sandeen 2008-01-16 21:21:58 UTC
I got this too on an http install

going to a shell and mounting $ANYTHING on /mount/source, to give it something
to unmount, got past it.

But then I too had a corrupt and/or unfound downloaded rpm, and install bailed.

Comment 6 Eric Sandeen 2008-01-16 22:39:08 UTC
so, it appears that it's confused about whether it has install media:

        if self.currentMedia is None:
            unmountCD(self.tree, self.anaconda.intf.messageWindow)
            self.currentMedia = None

but this was a net install... yet I got to unmountCD?

also, getting past that, I hit a dialog with:

"the file blah cannot be opened... verify installation source.\nIf you exit,
your system will be left in an inconsistent state ...." [Reboot][Reboot]

this is because I failed to d/l an rpm through my mod_cache server, I think -
tho maybe anaconda should retry?

Anyway, the fun 2 choices between reboot & reboot:


    def _handleFailure(self, package):
        if not self.isodir and self.currentMedia:
            buttons = [_("Re_boot"), _("_Eject")]
            buttons = [_("Re_boot"), _("_Reboot")]

Comment 7 Chris Lumens 2008-01-16 23:51:00 UTC
I think this will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.  Since you guys have
no problems with having corrupted or missing packages, please give it a try and
let me know.  Thanks.

Comment 8 Andrew Farris 2008-01-23 08:38:01 UTC
Just did an install on the rescue cd i386 iso built by releng and this is no
longer an issue at least there. (I didn't see anaconda version for it, but its
current rawhide as of my comment)

If the other posters see this occur again report back; I'm going to close it for

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