Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 744196
Traceback when writing partitioning on DASD drive
Last modified: 2013-02-13 03:34:31 EST
Description of problem:
Trying to install F16 for s390x, anaconda throws a traceback:
anaconda 16.18 exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/storage/devices.py", line 793, in create
raise DeviceCreateError(str(e), self.name)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/storage/deviceaction.py", line 241, in execute
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/storage/devicetree.py", line 316, in processActions
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py", line 384, in doIt
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/packages.py", line 122, in turnOnFilesystems
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 373, in dispatch
self.dir = self.steps[self.step].target(self.anaconda)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 241, in go_forward
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1203, in nextClicked
DeviceCreateError: ('lvcreate failed for vg_rtt6/lv_boot: Volume group "vg_rtt6" not found\n', 'vg_rtt6-lv_boot')
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. before the installation, run "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/dasdb bs=1M count=100"
2. start the installation, use VNC mode when asked
3. in the storage filtering UI, select the drive you cleared in step 1
4. "The storage device below may contain data." will be shown by anaconda - select "Yes, discard any data"
5. continue with default values
6. click on "Write Changes to Disk" button when asked
traceback when writing changes to disk
partitioning successfully written to disk
Cannot reproduce without running dd before the installation
parted cannot recognize disk label after throwing the traceback:
-bash-4.2# parted /dev/dasdb print
Error: /dev/dasdb: unrecognised disk label
Model: IBM S390 DASD drive (dasd)
Disk /dev/dasdb: 9847MB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B
Partition Table: unknown
Anaconda is creating msdos disklabel on DASD device - it doesn't seem to be correct...
08:20:38,505 INFO storage: executing action:  Create Format msdos disklabel on dasd dasdb (id 8)
08:20:38,507 DEBUG storage: DASDDevice.setup: dasdb ; status: True ; controllable: True ; orig: False ;
08:20:38,508 DEBUG storage: DiskLabel.create: device: /dev/dasdb ; status: False ; type: disklabel ;
08:20:38,510 DEBUG storage: DiskLabel.create: device: /dev/dasdb ; status: False ; type: disklabel ;
08:20:38,512 DEBUG storage: DiskLabel.commit: device: /dev/dasdb ; numparts: 0 ;
08:20:38,808 DEBUG storage: DASDDevice.updateSysfsPath: dasdb ; status: True ;
08:20:38,808 DEBUG storage: dasdb sysfsPath set to /devices/css0/0.0.0012/0.0.3160/block/dasdb
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