Bug 62990 - Anaconda crashes during upgrade when parsing fstab
Anaconda crashes during upgrade when parsing fstab
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 61590
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Reported: 2002-04-08 18:11 EDT by Jason Tibbitts
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:48:41 EST
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Saved info from anaconda (42.42 KB, text/plain)
2002-04-08 18:12 EDT, Jason Tibbitts
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Description Jason Tibbitts 2002-04-08 18:11:41 EDT
Anaconda crashes on upgrade of existing system while it is parsing the existing
/etc/fstab to mount the various partitions.

I will attach the complete saved bug info, but here are some useful excerpts:

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 630, in ?
    intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
  File "/usr/src/build/84820-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 427,
in run
  File "/usr/src/build/84820-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line
144, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/src/build/84820-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line
209, in moveStep
  File "/usr/src/build/84820-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/upgrade.py", line
223, in upgradeMountFilesystems
  File "/usr/src/build/84820-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/upgrade.py", line
65, in mountRootPartition
  File "/usr/src/build/84820-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/fsset.py", line
1551, in readFstab
IndexError: list assignment index out of range

Local variables in innermost frame:
loopIndex: {}
diskset: <partitioning.DiskSet instance at 82c2848>
line: karazm:/helium/var/mail /var/spool/mail

The complete fstab:

LABEL=/                 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1
LABEL=/boot             /boot                   ext3    defaults        1 2
LABEL=/cache            /cache                  ext3    defaults        1 2
none                    /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
none                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
none                    /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
LABEL=/tmp              /tmp                    ext3    defaults        1 2
LABEL=/usr              /usr                    ext3    defaults        1 2
LABEL=/var              /var                    ext3    defaults        1 2
/dev/hde3               swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
karazm:/helium/var/mail /var/spool/mail         nfs rw,hard,intr,noac
Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2002-04-08 18:12:43 EDT
Created attachment 52784 [details]
Saved info from anaconda
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-08 18:20:04 EDT
Fixed in CVS
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:48:41 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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