[svlug] (forw) installation problem

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Wed Jul 10 22:43:26 PDT 2019


Bob,

This sounds like a very Fedora-specific issue with Anaconda and the way
it detects and presents storage devices. You may have better luck
finding help by posting it on https://ask.fedoraproject.org.

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On Wed, 2019-07-10 at 21:53 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Bob almost certainly meant to send this to the SVLUG mailing list.
> 
> Bob, if you aren't already a member of the SVLUG mailing list, you 
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> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Bob <robtsiegfried at gmail.com> -----
> 
> Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:53:14 -0700
> From: Bob <robtsiegfried at gmail.com>
> To: mailman-owner-owner at lists.svlug.org
> Subject: installation problem
> 
> Kind folks,
> 
> I have run into a problem beyond my capacity to solve (low bar,
> that).
> Installing Fedora 30 Workstation on my computer, I get the following:
> 
> [ OK ] Started Show Plymouth Boot Screen.
> 
> . . .
> 
> [ OK ] Started Monitoring of LVM2ë dmeventd or progress polling.
> 
> [Failed] Failed to start LVM2 PV scan on device 8:18.
> 
> See 'systemctl status lvm2-pvscan at 8:18.service' for details.
> 
> [Failed] Failed to start LVM2 PV on device 259:3.
> 
> See 'systemctl status lvm2-pvscan at 259:3.service' for details.
> 
> [Failed] Failed to start LVM2 PV on device 259:2.
> 
> See 'systemctl status lvm2-pvscan at 259:2.service' for details.
> 
> [Failed] Failed to start LVM2 PV on device 8:3.
> 
> See 'systemctl status lvm2-pvscan at 8:3.service' for details.
> 
> [ OK ] Started udev Wait for Complete Device Initialization.
> 
> [ OK ] from here on
> 
> This system previously ran Fedora 30. I swapped out 2 spin drives for
> a new spin drive and an SSD because one of the old drives developed a
> bad sector. A pair of M.2's are also in the system. All four old
> components were previously operating under Fedora 30. The only way I
> can get the system to install and boot now is to install only on the
> spin drive, leaving the M.2's and the SSD unutilized.
> 
> The only other info that seems relevant is that the new spin drive
> constantly get set up as sda, and the SSD as sdb each time I attempt
> an install trying to use both drives. I have tried installs with all
> possible combinations of storage components.
> 
> All suggestions appreciated,
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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