Bug 84875 - pvcreate failed during installation
pvcreate failed during installation
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-02-22 14:15 EST by Joseph Tate
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-24 12:05:55 EST
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Anaconda Dump (80.53 KB, text/plain)
2003-02-22 14:15 EST, Joseph Tate
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Description Joseph Tate 2003-02-22 14:15:02 EST
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 14:15:55 EST
Created attachment 90279 [details]
Anaconda Dump

This is the dump that Anaconda made.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-02-24 11:51:00 EST
Matt any ideas why he would be getting the failure to re-read the partition table?
Comment 3 Joseph Tate 2003-02-24 12:20:33 EST
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 12:05:55 EST
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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