Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 553000
ID_SERIAL_SHORT relied on by anaconda to determine device multipath support
Last modified: 2013-09-02 02:43:38 EDT
Created attachment 382053 [details]
Description of problem:
While performing some early testing of in development anaconda changes using the latest F-12-updates packages has identified a problem where certain virt devices are not recognized during install. Chris Lumens more accurately described the problem ...
[Jan 06 13:56:04] < clumens> | jlaska: you may wish to reword this, but the basic problem is that anaconda uses the existence of ID_SERIAL_SHORT to determine what's multipath and what's not. this vda thing does not have any ID_SERIAL_SHORT in its udev data (see your storage.log from earlier), therefore anaconda doesn't think it's really a disk.
[Jan 06 13:56:21] < clumens> | jlaska: it gets thrown out, you've got no other things that look like disks, so that's why you end up in that situation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
* install does not recognize disks for bus=scsi or bus=virtio devices, but does recognize bus=ide
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt a VNC virt-install of http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/anaconda/rheldora.1-5/rawhide/x86_64/os
$ virt-install --name RATS --ram 512 --vcpus 1 --os-type linux --os-variant fedora12 --extra-args "serial console=ttyS0 nokill updates=http://clumens.fedorapeople.org/updates.img" --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/RATS.img,size=8,sparse=false,bus=scsi --network bridge=br0 --location http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/anaconda/rheldora.1-5/rawhide/x86_64/os/ --accelerate --nographics
* The installer is not able to recognize any disks
* The installer should be able to see disks
* See attached syslog and anaconda storage.log
Created attachment 382054 [details]
Created attachment 382056 [details]
udevadm info --export-db (bus=scsi)
Created attachment 382058 [details]
Created attachment 382059 [details]
Created attachment 382060 [details]
udevadm info --export-db (bus=ide)
*** Bug 555762 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 555739 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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