Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 441774
Anaconda crashes after formatting disk, when installing from NFS
Last modified: 2008-04-12 18:19:56 EDT
Description of problem:
Anaconda crashes just after formatting, just when it is about to start install.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from boot.iso
2. Select english/english for language and keyboard
3. Select dhcp for network
4. Select Network for install, and provide NFS directory that has media files
5. Select timezone, set machine name, root pw, auto/default partition creation,
and hit next
Anaconda crashes with a traceback right after formatting
Anaconda should proceed with the install
I am attaching the traceback file with this bug. The machine name and path have
been replaced with a generic name/location.
Created attachment 301906 [details]
Hrm, I saw this too, and I think Chris is fixing it by mounting NFS in stage1
and just keeping it mounted. This should be fixed in tomorrows rawhide.
Yes that is just what I did, though I was unable to test it. Should be pretty
Okay, looks like it has been fixed now. I can no longer reproduce it in today's
rawhide (Anaconda 126.96.36.199). I will close the bug once it is set to RESOLVED.
Doh! mistakenly marked it as CLOSED NOT A BUG without realizing :(
Anyways, I am fine with leaving it this way now that the issue is resolved. Feel
free to re-open and mark resolved if needed for tracking purposes, and I will