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Bug 180004 - kernel unable to re-read partition table on install
Summary: kernel unable to re-read partition table on install
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 160693
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
: 180005 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-02-04 14:56 UTC by sjm
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-05 03:47:17 UTC

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Description sjm 2006-02-04 14:56:03 UTC
Description of problem:
The full message:

Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 1137, in handleRenderCallback
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/iw/", line 244, in renderCallback
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 873, in nextClicked
 File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 174, in gotoNext
 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 savePartitions
error: Warning: The kernel was unable to re-read the partition table 
on /dev/hda (Device or resource busy).  This means Linux won't know anything 
nothing about the modifications you made until you reboot.  You should reboot 
your computer before doing anything with /dev/hda.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC4 on Toshiba Satellite P20
2. Choose auto partition
3. choose any packages
Actual results:
Bails out after selecting packages

Expected results:
Install FC4

Additional info:
manually partitioning seems to have done the job

Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2006-02-05 03:45:02 UTC
*** Bug 180005 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2006-02-05 03:47:17 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160693 ***

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