Bug 805375 - install should not fail if the disk to ignore is not present.
install should not fail if the disk to ignore is not present.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2012-03-21 00:02 EDT by Marco Grigull
Modified: 2012-03-27 16:29 EDT (History)
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2012-03-21 00:03 EDT, Marco Grigull
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Description Marco Grigull 2012-03-21 00:02:21 EDT
Description of problem:
the anaconda install can abort if it cannot find the disk it is supposed ti ignore.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
6.2 release

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.add the following to kickstart:
ignoredisk --drives=disk/by-id/dm-uuid-mpath-360080e50002d1e68000001ad4f684d2a
2.kickstart the target.  Disk should not be visible for part or all of the install
Actual results:
see attached picture

Expected results:
installer resumes, and leaves the missing disk alone.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Marco Grigull 2012-03-21 00:03:10 EDT
Created attachment 571589 [details]
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2012-03-27 16:29:09 EDT
We are taking a much more strict approach to kickstart file validation these days, and that includes throwing out files with incorrect information in them.  You can always generate the ignoredisk line via a %pre script if you need it to exist on some systems and not on others.

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