Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 507433
Unable to mount filesystem error during installation
Last modified: 2010-06-28 09:13:17 EDT
I got the following error message:
"An error occurred mounting device /dev/sda2 as /: mount failed: (2, None). This is a fatal error and the install cannot continue."
I tried checking to see whether this was already in Bugzilla. My bug seems similar to bug 505407 and 492727 but is not the same as either of these. If I go to another virtual terminal, I cannot successfully mount /dev/sda2 by hand. I tried specifically setting -t ext3 and -t ext4, but neither worked.
I will attach a few log files that seem relevant.
Created attachment 348956 [details]
Created attachment 348958 [details]
The program.log seems to show that the filesystem was created.
This sounds like a filesystem bug that I heard rumors of when we were working on F11. However, I do not know if there's an actual bug report tracking this problem.
Somehow this bug totally fell off my radar. Is this still a problem? I'm guessing not or people would have screamed at me more ... :)
For next time, though:
> If I go to another virtual terminal, I cannot successfully mount /dev/sda2
> by hand. I tried specifically setting -t ext3 and -t ext4, but neither worked.
the next step is to type "dmesg" and see why the kernel failed to mount it.
Anaconda bugs are really hard to test, both because reinstalling can be a pain and because new installation initrds are rarely published. When the Fedora 12 beta comes out, I will definitely keep an eye out for this.
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