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Bug 161386 - Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition
Summary: Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 4
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-22 19:45 UTC by David C. Wright
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-22 20:29:39 UTC

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Description David C. Wright 2005-06-22 19:45:22 UTC
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Description of problem:
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/, line 1137, in handleRenderCallback self.currentWindo.renderCallback()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/", line 244, in rederCallback self.intf.icw.nextClicked()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/, line 873, in nextClicked self.dispatch.gotoNext()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/, line 174, in gotoNext self.moveStep()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/, line 242, in moveStep rc=apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/, line 579, in turnOnFilesystems diskset.savePartitions()
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/, line 726, in savedPartitions disk.commit()
error: Error: Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition /dev/hda3

Upon attempt to continue, "install exited abnormally"

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:

Motherboard:  Asus TX97-E
Processor:  Pentium 233MMX
Memory Dimm: 192mb
Partions to be created:
/dev/hda1   /boot   ext3
/dev/hda2   /       ext3
/dev/hda3           swap
/dev/hdb1   /home   ext3
/dev/hdc1   /var    ext3

Comment 1 David C. Wright 2005-06-22 20:11:55 UTC
Rebooted system, ran parted to remove partions from hda, hdb, hdc, then reran
the installer.  Worked ok.

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2005-06-22 20:29:39 UTC
I believe this is fixed by the file descriptor leak patch.  See bug 160693.

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