Bug 491865 - DeviceError: cannot replace active format
DeviceError: cannot replace active format
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
ppc Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Blocks: F11Beta/F11BetaBlocker
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Reported: 2009-03-24 09:41 EDT by James Laska
Modified: 2013-09-02 02:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-22 12:57:57 EDT
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Attached traceback automatically from anaconda. (78.17 KB, text/plain)
2009-03-24 09:41 EDT, James Laska
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Description James Laska 2009-03-24 09:41:02 EDT
The following was filed automatically by anaconda:
anaconda exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 581, in _setFormat
    raise DeviceError("cannot replace active format")
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 1045, in _setFormat
    StorageDevice._setFormat(self, format)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 589, in <lambda>
    lambda d,f: d._setFormat(f),
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/deviceaction.py", line 309, in __init__
    self.device.format = None
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/__init__.py", line 597, in destroyDevice
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/partitioning.py", line 332, in clearPartitions
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/partitioning.py", line 170, in doAutoPartition
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 205, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 128, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 1317, in nextClicked
DeviceError: cannot replace active format
Comment 1 James Laska 2009-03-24 09:41:07 EDT
Created attachment 336466 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.
Comment 2 James Laska 2009-03-24 09:45:59 EDT
autopart install with "Reuse existing linux partitions" on ppc64
Comment 3 James Laska 2009-03-24 13:11:07 EDT
While testing the latest http://jgranado.fedorapeople.org/storage/testing/updates-i586.img with rawhide, I can confirm this issue is no longer present.

This bug is safe to close once the patch is added to an anaconda build.

I am now seeing bug#491746
Comment 4 David Lehman 2009-03-24 18:18:54 EDT
Should be fixed in the next anaconda build (anaconda-
Comment 5 Adam Williamson 2009-04-22 12:57:57 EDT
closing as the fix has been tested, per comment #3 - it was just added after the test.

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