Bug 46450 - Installer fails to reload partition tables
Summary: Installer fails to reload partition tables
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
: 46746 48344 48424 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-06-28 19:12 UTC by Brock Organ
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:34 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-07-10 17:43:13 UTC


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Description Brock Organ 2001-06-28 19:12:51 UTC
Description of Problem:

Using disk druid to delete old partitions and create new ones causes a 
traceback ...

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start tui, nfs minimal install on system with previous partitions
2. use ddruid to remove old partitions, create new partitions
	hda1 - 4000 Mb - /
	hda2 - 512 Mb - <swap>
3. continue in install until traceback (see traceback below)

Additional Information:

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 559, in ?
    intf.run(id, dispatch)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 386, in run
    dispatch.gotoNext()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 117, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 182, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 301, in turnOnFilesystems
    thefsset.formatSwap(instPath)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 494, in formatSwap
    entry.fsystem.formatDevice(entry, self.progressWindow, chroot)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line 319, in formatDevice
    raise SystemError
SystemError: 

Local variables in innermost frame:
rc: 256
file: /tmp/hda2
self: <fsset.swapFileSystem instance at 8268df8>
chroot: /mnt/sysimage
entry: <fsset.FileSystemSetEntry instance at 8243ec8>
progress: <method InstallInterface.progressWindow of InstallInterface 
instance a
t 81bec88>

ToDo object:
(iinstdata
InstallData
p1
(dp2
S'diskset'
p3
(ipartitioning
DiskSet
p4
(dp5
S'disks'
p6
(dp7
S'hda'

<failed>

Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2001-07-01 16:58:38 UTC
*** Bug 46746 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2001-07-02 21:31:42 UTC
*** Bug 46219 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2001-07-10 09:01:57 UTC
should be fixed in beta2, please try to reproduce.


Comment 4 Matt Wilson 2001-07-10 17:34:41 UTC
*** Bug 48424 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5 Matt Wilson 2001-07-10 17:43:10 UTC
*** Bug 48344 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 6 Brock Organ 2001-07-12 20:04:50 UTC
verified fix in qa0711.4 ...


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