Bug 593562 - anaconda: DeviceError: ('cannot replace active format', 'sda1')
Summary: anaconda: 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
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:6fb78d4ae1ea18192...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-19 07:02 UTC by Jan Engelhardt
Modified: 2010-05-19 19:51 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-05-19 19:48:29 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Attached traceback automatically from anaconda. (267.33 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-19 07:02 UTC, Jan Engelhardt
no flags Details

Description Jan Engelhardt 2010-05-19 07:02:03 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/storage/partitioning.py", line 184, in doAutoPartition
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 205, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 126, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 655, in run
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1048, in <module>
DeviceError: ('cannot replace active format', 'sda1')

Comment 1 Jan Engelhardt 2010-05-19 07:02:07 UTC
Created attachment 415038 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.

Comment 3 David Lehman 2010-05-19 19:48:29 UTC

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

Comment 4 Jan Engelhardt 2010-05-19 19:51:38 UTC
Except the partition table had no EFI in it at all in my case.

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