Bug 738062 - IOException: Partition(s) 4 on /dev/sda have been written, but we have been unable to inform the kernel of the change, probably because it/they are in use. As a result, the old partition(s) will remain in use. You should reboot now before making further
Summary: IOException: Partition(s) 4 on /dev/sda have been written, but we have been u...
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Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 15
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard: anaconda_trace_hash:0fb3652d261ff1d4d...
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-09-13 18:49 UTC by Andrew McNabb
Modified: 2011-09-14 18:02 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-09-14 14:00:28 UTC


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2011-09-13 18:49 UTC, Andrew McNabb
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Description Andrew McNabb 2011-09-13 18:49:17 UTC
The following was filed automatically by anaconda:
anaconda 15.31 exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/parted/disk.py", line 213, in commit
    return self.__disk.commit()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/parted/decorators.py", line 30, in new
    ret = fn(*args, **kwds)
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/storage/formats/disklabel.py", line 252, in commit
    self.partedDisk.commit()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/storage/formats/disklabel.py", line 231, in create
    self.commit()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/storage/deviceaction.py", line 428, in execute
    options=self.device.formatArgs)
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/storage/devicetree.py", line 313, in processActions
    action.execute(intf=self.intf)
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py", line 356, in doIt
    self.devicetree.processActions()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/packages.py", line 116, in turnOnFilesystems
    anaconda.storage.doIt()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 211, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 130, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 234, in currentStep
    self.gotoNext()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1290, in setScreen
    (step, anaconda) = self.anaconda.dispatch.currentStep()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1476, in setup_window
    self.setScreen()
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1490, in run
    self.setup_window(False)
  File "/tmp/updates/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1221, in run
    self.icw.run()
  File "/usr/sbin/anaconda", line 925, in <module>
    anaconda.intf.run(anaconda)
IOException: Partition(s) 4 on /dev/sda have been written, but we have been unable to inform the kernel of the change, probably because it/they are in use.  As a result, the old partition(s) will remain in use.  You should reboot now before making further changes.

Comment 1 Andrew McNabb 2011-09-13 18:49:21 UTC
Created attachment 522986 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2011-09-14 14:00:28 UTC
You have a very large number of disk errors in your syslog that are likely causing the problem here.

Comment 3 Andrew McNabb 2011-09-14 18:02:17 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> You have a very large number of disk errors in your syslog that are likely
> causing the problem here.

You're right: there definitely seems to be a problem with this disk. Should Anaconda give a different error message, or is it hopeless when things go this badly? :)


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