Bug Fix Advisory anaconda bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:1588-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-11-20
Last updated on: 2013-11-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

Updated anaconda packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The anaconda packages contain portions of the Anaconda installation program that
can be run by the user for reconfiguration and advanced installation options.

The updated anaconda packages include numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Space
precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directed
to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Technical Notes for information on the most
significant of these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.5_Technical_Notes/anaconda.html#RHBA-2013-1588

Users of anaconda are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix
these bugs and add these enhancements.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 6996c96d1cce0adcbf16e73c712460d1
SHA-256: d734b0e66ea28ee23fbb26dd715a880418c46c8d27d2962da558b53bd2788267
 
IA-32:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 8181777ac58bb5b8ee831858e992b73e
SHA-256: dc712930f750b4dffff595b12774ea172a6310aa6389eeff1609c87863b1c0ab
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 863f8efb655e9af7f1194974de2f5178
SHA-256: eda4527e5b9bee8621f66835d2f260f361a47fac9528f9e36f7f0bd9c5fea916
 
x86_64:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 690f468cc302335340e29c13f7fa0e92
SHA-256: 7c317bf7d5faa94be9316d19e841322751ec952d4b0f2b63ee3775de4dcafe40
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 212b14fc7184c3d01eaa51437529fb28
SHA-256: 6d3ce11a4912b84a63564bf4c4d88c97e89f531df69fd33d37fef824eba4221b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 6996c96d1cce0adcbf16e73c712460d1
SHA-256: d734b0e66ea28ee23fbb26dd715a880418c46c8d27d2962da558b53bd2788267
 
IA-32:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 8181777ac58bb5b8ee831858e992b73e
SHA-256: dc712930f750b4dffff595b12774ea172a6310aa6389eeff1609c87863b1c0ab
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 863f8efb655e9af7f1194974de2f5178
SHA-256: eda4527e5b9bee8621f66835d2f260f361a47fac9528f9e36f7f0bd9c5fea916
 
PPC:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 469eb80791e46e02c693b2205729271b
SHA-256: 1b71d4db85616c6153f6ec0f2d569fb5b3bdd94dff9a111ba9f239c4b23713c3
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 6452ff23d729285a04064c2d177e4234
SHA-256: 2175f8be4891db9b3dd71c7c3e1c5eef7bd539b7a893007a1e0b7c22f5b003a2
 
s390x:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: dbfc795b288991b7803335fa7d8415cd
SHA-256: e28122026d143d650e8287e46a8374c48a781ce76990f076876704d539bde8a3
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 81c826d17837065e02ce1483478ac65b
SHA-256: b78fccbd0a125b2709d5d74efaa07490ee4c10e4a4af81ab5a38af986c42ef53
 
x86_64:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 690f468cc302335340e29c13f7fa0e92
SHA-256: 7c317bf7d5faa94be9316d19e841322751ec952d4b0f2b63ee3775de4dcafe40
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 212b14fc7184c3d01eaa51437529fb28
SHA-256: 6d3ce11a4912b84a63564bf4c4d88c97e89f531df69fd33d37fef824eba4221b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 6996c96d1cce0adcbf16e73c712460d1
SHA-256: d734b0e66ea28ee23fbb26dd715a880418c46c8d27d2962da558b53bd2788267
 
IA-32:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 8181777ac58bb5b8ee831858e992b73e
SHA-256: dc712930f750b4dffff595b12774ea172a6310aa6389eeff1609c87863b1c0ab
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 863f8efb655e9af7f1194974de2f5178
SHA-256: eda4527e5b9bee8621f66835d2f260f361a47fac9528f9e36f7f0bd9c5fea916
 
x86_64:
anaconda-13.21.215-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 690f468cc302335340e29c13f7fa0e92
SHA-256: 7c317bf7d5faa94be9316d19e841322751ec952d4b0f2b63ee3775de4dcafe40
anaconda-debuginfo-13.21.215-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:0720
    MD5: 212b14fc7184c3d01eaa51437529fb28
SHA-256: 6d3ce11a4912b84a63564bf4c4d88c97e89f531df69fd33d37fef824eba4221b
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1014719 - creation of ppc64 boot images fails
851284 - Three spelling errors in About LVM information pop-up.
857517 - Anaconda in RHEL 6 does not honor the --fsoptions= with swap partitions
859569 - anaconda loads stage2 install.img twice when booting into rescue mode from CD/DVD
875644 - Kickstart upgrade doesn't reboot to upgraded system
880577 - Anaconda can't create partitions larger than 16T
880625 - DeviceError: ('new lv is too large to fit in free space', 'SNAKEVG')
886020 - Anaconda doesn't warn when existing raw partition is used for / without creating new file system
888292 - Edit LV/RAID dialogs lose focus after "Format?" dialog is shown
895982 - LVMError: lvcreate failed for vg_system1/LogVol00: 07:19:23,331 ERROR : Volume group "vg_system1" has insufficient free space (3774 extents): 3775 required.
901515 - AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'default'
919409 - wrong selinux context of /etc/multipath/bindings after the installation
996595 - Device /dev/sda2 not found (or ignored by filtering).
998486 - fcoe-utils is not available on s390x please don't use it


References



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