Bug 591708 - DeviceError: ('cannot replace active format', 'sda1')
Summary: DeviceError: ('cannot replace active format', 'sda1')
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 570474
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Release Test Team
Whiteboard: anaconda_trace_hash:1e4f71bb6bfec6a32...
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Reported: 2010-05-12 21:00 UTC by Dennis Gilmore
Modified: 2010-07-01 09:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-12 21:56:40 UTC
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Attached traceback automatically from anaconda. (167.77 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-12 21:01 UTC, Dennis Gilmore
no flags Details
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda. (143.71 KB, text/plain)
2010-07-01 09:58 UTC, Vimal Kumar
no flags Details

Description Dennis Gilmore 2010-05-12 21:00:58 UTC
The following was filed automatically by anaconda:
anaconda exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 697, in _setFormat
    raise DeviceError("cannot replace active format", self.name)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 1171, in _setFormat
    StorageDevice._setFormat(self, format)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/devices.py", line 705, in <lambda>
    lambda d,f: d._setFormat(f),
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/deviceaction.py", line 307, in __init__
    self.device.format = None
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/__init__.py", line 782, in destroyDevice
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/storage/partitioning.py", line 370, in clearPartitions
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 301, in execute
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 1086, in execute
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1035, in <module>
DeviceError: ('cannot replace active format', 'sda1')

Comment 1 Dennis Gilmore 2010-05-12 21:01:00 UTC
Created attachment 413561 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.

Comment 2 Dennis Gilmore 2010-05-12 21:29:59 UTC
This was doing a kickstart reinstall with "clearpart --all" in the kickstart file

Comment 3 David Lehman 2010-05-12 21:56:40 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 570474 ***

Comment 4 Vimal Kumar 2010-07-01 09:58:09 UTC
Created attachment 428223 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.

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