Bug 432039 - Anaconda Fails on dosfslabel on Existing Partition
Anaconda Fails on dosfslabel on Existing Partition
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2008-02-08 10:08 EST by Richi Plana
Modified: 2008-08-01 11:22 EDT (History)
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Description Richi Plana 2008-02-08 10:08:58 EST
Description of problem:
Anaconda on 9-Alpha failed while trying to run dosfslabel on an existing (do not
format) vfat partition. The following is a snippet of the anaconda log:

anaconda exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 930, in labelDevice
    raise SystemError, "dosfslabel failed on device %s: %s" % (devicePath, msg)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1740, in labelEntry
    entry.fsystem.labelDevice(entry, chroot)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 1828, in makeFilesystems
    self.labelEntry(entry, chroot)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 167, in turnOnFilesystems
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 209, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 132, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1201, in nextClicked
SystemError: dosfslabel failed on device /dev/sda2: /dosc      

Local variables in innermost frame:
chroot: /mnt/sysimage
self: <fsset.FATFileSystem instance at 0x2aaab8928950>
rc: 1
label: /dosc
entry: fsentry -- device: sda2   mountpoint: /dosc
  fsystem: vfat format: 0
  ismounted: 0  options: 'defaults'
  label: /dosc fsprofile: None

msg: /dosc      

devicePath: /dev/sda2
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 01:05:24 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 2 Milos Mandaric 2008-05-16 13:35:23 EDT
I also have a same problem during the installation of Fedora 9 x86_64. The bug
show up while trying to run dosfslabel on an existing vfat partition. I have get
around it by not mounting it during the installation.  
Comment 3 Andy Lindeberg 2008-08-01 11:22:06 EDT
This should be fixed in rawhide. Please try either the latest build or F10
Alpha, and feel free to reopen this report if you encounter the same problem.

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