Bug 527832 - Unable to install to secondary disk
Summary: Unable to install to secondary disk
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Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda
Version: 5.4
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Release Test Team
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2009-10-07 20:16 UTC by Steve Reichard
Modified: 2010-07-01 20:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-01 20:54:12 UTC
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Description Steve Reichard 2009-10-07 20:16:17 UTC
Description of problem:

With previous version of RHEL, I could easily install to any of the cciss disks.

Attempts to install RHEL 5.4 that did not included the first cciss disk failed when attempting to partition the disk.

Error:
The following errors occurred with your partitioning:

Logical volume size must be larger than the volume group's 
physical extent size.

Press 'OK' to reboot your system.


I was able to install by doing a custom configuration.

Unknown if this is only with cciss disks or would a system that had multiple disk of a different type would also see it.

When I select the first disk cciss/c0d0 I did not have any errors

Also, not sure if this would happen with a non-graphical install.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

RHEL 5.4

How reproducible:

With my limited configuations, I was able to repeat using DVD or PXE.

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Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2009-10-07 20:42:12 UTC
Please attach /tmp/anaconda.log and /tmp/syslog to this bug report.

Comment 2 Steve Reichard 2009-10-07 21:01:16 UTC
Since the install failed, I had to press okay which rebooted the system. Upon the install that did work, the logs in /var/log seem uninteresting and unrelated.

Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2009-10-07 21:07:28 UTC
But you can switch to tty2 before rebooting and grab the log files then from the failed install.


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