Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 71603
Anaconda unable to unmount second CD of set
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
Anaconda is unable to unmount the second CD of the set and crashes.
The CD's are straight from Redhat 7.3. I ran a mediacheck, and they
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. choose all the packages, so the second cd is required.
Here is the anadump.txt file:
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 633, in ?
intf.run(id, dispatch, configFileData)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 353, in run
self.icw.run (self.runres, configFileData)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 814, in run
File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2676, in mainloop
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 529, in handleRenderCallback
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 135, in renderCallback
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py", line 417, in nextClicked
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 144, in gotoNext
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 209, in moveStep
rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 611, in doInstall
problems = ts.run(0, ~rpm.RPMPROB_FILTER_DISKSPACE, cb.cb, 0)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 244, in cb
fn = self.method.getFilename(h, self.pkgTimer)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/image.py", line 86, in getFilename
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 171, in umount
rc = _isys.umount(what)
SystemError: (16, 'Device or resource busy')
Local variables in innermost frame:
....and that's where the anadump.txt file ends....
I found a previous bug report of this exact bug. The handler closed
the bug with a note that the media must be bad, but mine checks out
Created attachment 70884 [details]
full text of anacdump.txt
The CD test is not 100% perfect at catching problems that can occur during an
install. I would recommend you try installing from ISOs on your HD instead of
using CDs to see if that works better.
I suspect that the CD's are fine, because I found that I could install the
minimal installation and then keep trying to upgrade until all the packages
were installed. Thus I conclude that no specific rpm on the CD is at fault.
You suggestion is impractical anyway because Redhat almost completely fills
There are numerous examples of this scenario.
If you purchased the CDs and are having problems you can speak to customer service.