/dev/mapper and Anaconda install failures (FC6 x86_64)
sean.bruno at dsl-only.net
Tue Dec 12 08:33:38 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 16:32 +0800, Hadders wrote:
> Sean Bruno wrote:
> >> I assume you're talking about having problems with Software RAID in FC6?
> >> H
> > Yes. I wish I could get to the point of 'having problems' with Software
> > Raid. I can't seem to get anaconda to _not see_ the fake raid device
> > and just pretend /dev/sda and /dev/sdb are just disk.
> > On a related note, _if_ I do try to use the fake raid devices, i.e.
> > configure the drives for RAID 1 in the BIOS and use the /dev/mapper
> > device, the installer will fail after creating the file systems with
> > some kind of lvm error:
> > 19:32:02 DEBUG : Member: binutils.x86_64 0-22.214.171.124.3-6 - u
> > 19:32:02 DEBUG : Adding Package binutils - 126.96.36.199.3-6.x86_64 in mode u
> > 19:32:02 DEBUG : Member: m4.x86_64 0-1.4.5-3 - u
> > 19:32:02 DEBUG : Adding Package m4 - 1.4.5-3.x86_64 in mode u
> > /tmp/lvmout:
> > Finding all logical volumes
> > No volume groups found
> > Sean
> any reason why you're using logical volume management?
> Have you booted up in rescue mode, what does "dmraid -s -g" say about
> the RAID containers and subsets?
LVM is setup by default as far as I can tell. I wouldn't have used it
at all except I wanted to change as little as possible from the default
install as I seem to be running into a problem.
dmraid shows no raidsets at all.
dmraid -d -g
No RAID disks
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