Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 434737
anaconda crash creating encrypted PV
Last modified: 2013-01-09 23:35:10 EST
Description of problem:
Anaconda crashes with a traceback when trying to create an encrypted PV as per
defaults on Fedora 9 Alpha. The traceback indicates that the pvcreate command
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot Fedora 9 Alpha DVD.
2. Erase all partitions on disk, accept default partitioning and encryption.
3. Enter encryption passphrase.
Anaconda crashes and provides a traceback. The file created is attached.
Anaconda should create the encrypted PV and proceed to the next installation step.
Created attachment 295766 [details]
I have been unable to reproduce this error. It looks like cryptsetup crashed
while trying to create the LUKS mapping for the PV. Does this still happen for
you with current rawhide trees?
I am seeing this with today's rawhide (20080318). My setup is slightly
different in that I'm doing encryption of an LVM PV which is on top of an mdraid
0. My dump looks similar and I'll attach it. Can be split into it's own bug if
this is something different than the original posters, but the errors look
Created attachment 298409 [details]
Dump from my install attempt.
Hrm, I can't see this anymore, and I think we fixed some stuff on the backend
around this. Closing as rawhide for now, will re-open if seen again.