Bug 84875 - pvcreate failed during installation
Summary: pvcreate failed during installation
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-22 19:15 UTC by Joseph Tate
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-03-24 17:05:55 UTC

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Anaconda Dump (80.53 KB, text/plain)
2003-02-22 19:15 UTC, Joseph Tate
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Description Joseph Tate 2003-02-22 19:15:02 UTC
Description of problem:
Installation Failure

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Using stock RH 8.0 isos

How reproducible:
Seems to happen every time.  Warning occurs three times just before the python
error: something like "partition table on /dev/hdg changed but has not been
reread by the kernel."  I hit ignore on each.  Then the failure.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Boot from CD or Boot floppy.
2.  Partition the drives, and choose your packages
3.  Continue and it will fail.
Actual results:
See attached anaconda dump.

Expected results:

Additional info:
HW: Athlon XP 1900+ on Asus A7V333 + RAID motherboard.  2 maxtor 60 GB 7200RPM
drives connected to the two raid channels.  Using the RAID disabled bios from
http://www.lumberjacker.de/Downloads/downloads.html, since Asus doesn't want to
release a bios that disables the onboard raid without disabling IDE as well.

Comment 1 Joseph Tate 2003-02-22 19:15:55 UTC
Created attachment 90279 [details]
Anaconda Dump

This is the dump that Anaconda made.

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-02-24 16:51:00 UTC
Matt any ideas why he would be getting the failure to re-read the partition table?

Comment 3 Joseph Tate 2003-02-24 17:20:33 UTC
It's most likely a problem with the PDC 20276 RAID chipset.  I installed beta 3
last night and it worked fine (there are a few warnings on boot, but nothing
that seemed important.)

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-03-24 17:05:55 UTC
If it works with phoebe, closing as rawhide.  We've changed versions of parted
and the newer parted is nicer about handling partition table changes.

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