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Bug 587859 - Installation crashes when formatting newly created logical volume
Installation crashes when formatting newly created logical volume
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Brian Lane
Release Test Team
: 587858 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2010-05-01 03:06 EDT by Mathieu Baudier
Modified: 2012-05-19 19:30 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.21.32-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-05-13 08:02:30 EDT
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Dump generated by the installer after crashing (137.49 KB, application/x-gzip)
2010-05-01 03:06 EDT, Mathieu Baudier
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Description Mathieu Baudier 2010-05-01 03:06:41 EDT
Created attachment 410645 [details]
Dump generated by the installer after crashing

Description of problem:

After doing a custom partitioning in order to install RHEL 6 beta on an existing volume group, anaconda crashes when formatting a new logical volume (lv_rhel in vg_alma_safe)

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

RHEL 6 Beta 20100414

How reproducible:

I guess this would always happen again but I am not extremely keen to try and try again if there are issues at LVM level, because I have quite a lot of data on this development computer that would be painful to lose.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. with the settings described in bug #585839
2. perform a custom partitioning with an ext3 /boot partition on a primary partition of one of the disks and a / partition on a new logical volume (lv_rhel) on a software RAID5 based volume group (vg_alma_safe)  
Actual results:

Installation crashes

Expected results:

Installation should proceed

Additional info:

Anaconda dump generated by the installer attached
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-01 04:15:39 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2010-05-01 20:39:47 EDT
*** Bug 587858 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Brian Lane 2010-05-03 19:10:37 EDT
Could not reproduce this with the 20100428 nightly DVD.
Comment 7 Alexander Todorov 2010-05-13 08:02:30 EDT
With RHEL6.0-20100511.3:

I've installed using the steps to reproduce from comment #0 (virtual system, 4 disks, same partitioning but with smaller disk sizes) and install completed successfully. Wrt comment #4 I'll close this.
Comment 8 Mathieu Baudier 2010-07-03 07:06:02 EDT
I confirm that I could install RHEL 6 Beta 2 without problem on this hardware settings (writing this from the freshly installed system).

Thanks for your efforts.

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