Tested Fedora Alpha 16

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Aug 15 16:28:30 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-15 at 09:53 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 21:55 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-08-13 at 23:52 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > > 
> > > Like to know how the hell everyone is getting these to install, cuz I
> > > get what seems like storage crashes when my partitions are set no matter
> > > what I do, whether it's custom layout or let it do the partitions for
> > > me.
> > > 
> > > I've given up until I hear that seems to be fixed.
> > 
> > You'll need to be more specific, and maybe save a traceback. Are you
> > using RC3? RC1 and RC2 are known to be broken unless you uncheck 'use
> > LVM'. Is there a pre-existing layout on the disk you're trying to
> > install to? If so, what is it? Thanks!
> RC3, custom layout, existing but reformatted, using /boot, / and swap on
> ext4.
> Right after the formatting is done, I get an excdption and it seems it's
> a storage issue.  Think I may fall into this bug, just not sure if exact
> reason.  If try it again will see if can save the traceback but wasn't
> able to before.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729599

That could certainly be it. You can't save tracebacks on RC3 using
anaconda's mechanism due to another bug, but you can poke around on
consoles till you find it. RC4 should land in the next few hours with a
fix for the traceback reporting bug, and a fix for 729599, so definitely
try that.
Adam Williamson
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