Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 492642
iSCSI install fails - LVMError: vgcreate failed for vg_test1055
Last modified: 2013-09-02 02:34:14 EDT
The following was filed automatically by anaconda:
anaconda 188.8.131.52 exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devicelibs/lvm.py", line 253, in vgcreate
raise LVMError("vgcreate failed for %s" % vg_name)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 1655, in create
lvm.vgcreate(self.name, pv_list, self.peSize)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/deviceaction.py", line 206, in execute
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devicetree.py", line 659, in processActions
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/__init__.py", line 210, in doIt
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 115, in turnOnFilesystems
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
LVMError: vgcreate failed for vg_test1055
Created attachment 337055 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.
Created attachment 337056 [details]
-rw-r--r-- root/root 83004 2009-03-27 15:29 tmp/anaconda.log
-rw-r--r-- root/root 6562 2009-03-27 15:29 tmp/program.log
-rw-r--r-- root/root 138581 2009-03-27 15:29 tmp/storage.log
-rw-r--r-- root/root 33224 2009-03-27 15:33 tmp/syslog
-rwxr-xr-x root/root 912 2009-03-27 15:10 tmp/vncserver.log
Seems like we are trying to add a PV to a VG that already has the PV :)
(In reply to comment #3)
> Seems like we are trying to add a PV to a VG that already has the PV :)
Scratch that. We are trying to add an already owned PV.
Running... ['lvm', 'vgremove', 'vg_test90']
/var/lock/lvm/V_vg_test90: flock failed: Resource temporarily unavailable
Can't lock volume group vg_test90: skipping
There is a case in vgremove that we don't handle.
The problem here is that somehow the lvm VG did not get removed properly. Anaconda gave the order to remove and lvm did not return an error, so anaconda went on its marry way assuming that the lvm VG was removed. This could be an lvm issue due to the fact that lvm does not return properly after an error.
Well, there is probably bug in return code for vgreduce if flock() call return EWOULDBLOCK.
But, the main problem is why locking returns this code. I guess that there is another (not finished) lvm command running, which has VG locked.
Isn't possible that anaconda run vgreduce in parallel with other command?
No, anaconda only does one lvm operation at a time. Reassigning on the basis of comments #6 and #7.
the vgremove return code is fixed in upstream cvs now, but it helps here only that the error is properly detected, so anaconda can fail properly :-)
but the root cause why flock fail is still unknown...
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
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