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Bug 63821 - RFE: Improve error handling when a fstype is specified for RAID partition
RFE: Improve error handling when a fstype is specified for RAID partition
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-04-18 23:51 EDT by tanner
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-04-24 14:23:17 EDT
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The anacdump.txt dump file (41.29 KB, text/plain)
2002-04-18 23:52 EDT, tanner
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The kickstart configuration file (ks.cfg) (1.55 KB, text/plain)
2002-04-18 23:55 EDT, tanner
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Description tanner 2002-04-18 23:51:42 EDT
Description of Problem: 
Anaconda crashes on a kickstat

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
bootnet.img from redhat-7.2

How Reproducible:
ks.cfg attached

Steps to Reproduce:
anacdump.txt attached

Actual Results:
Anaconda crashes and asks you to save anacdump.txt to floppy.

Expected Results:
Should just work.

Additional Information:
ks.cfg and anacdump attached.
Comment 1 tanner 2002-04-18 23:52:29 EDT
Created attachment 54525 [details]
The anacdump.txt dump file
Comment 2 tanner 2002-04-18 23:55:03 EDT
Created attachment 54526 [details]
The kickstart configuration file (ks.cfg)
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-04-24 12:42:47 EDT
Have you tried this update?

Comment 4 tanner 2002-04-24 16:04:26 EDT
I found this change to my ks.cfg fix the problem.

part raid.1 --size 1 --grow --ondisk hda
part raid.2 --size 1 --grow --ondisk hdb
part swap --size 512 --ondisk hda
part swap --size 512 --ondisk hdb
raid / --fstype ext3 --level 1 --device md0 raid.1 raid.2

I moved the --fstype ext3 to the raid entry.
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2002-04-25 17:52:22 EDT
Jeremy do you have an idea what is going on here?
Comment 6 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-26 17:07:15 EDT
The partitions making up the software RAID can't be ext3, they have to be of
type software RAID, thus specifying that they should be ext3 is fouling
something up.  Should probably be error checked better, but the modifications
you made actually fix the invalid kickstart config which you previously had.
Comment 7 Jeremy Katz 2002-05-06 12:43:56 EDT
Made changes so that anaconda won't let you do this in the future in CVS
Comment 8 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-20 12:38:25 EST
Time tracking values updated
Comment 9 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-24 14:23:17 EDT
Mass-closing lots of old bugs which are in MODIFIED (and thus presumed to be
fixed).  If any of these are still a problem, please reopen or file a new bug
against the release which they're occurring in so they can be properly tracked.

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