When kickstarting, why does anaconda hangup with "A logical volume with the name %s has already been defined in volume group"?

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Issue

  • When kickstarting, why does anaconda hangup with A logical volume with the name %s has already been defined in volume group?
  • Why do I receive the following error in anaconda?
Running anaconda 13.21.195, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux system installer - please wait.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 834, in <module>
    ksdata = kickstart.parseKickstart(anaconda, opts.ksfile)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 1407, in parseKickstart
    ksparser.readKickstart(file)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/pykickstart/parser.py", line 772, in readKickstart
    self._stateMachine (lambda: fh.readline())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/pykickstart/parser.py", line 643, in _stateMachine
    self.handleCommand(lineno, args)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 1351, in handleCommand
    retval = KickstartParser.handleCommand(self, lineno, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/pykickstart/parser.py", line 481, in handleCommand
    retval = self.handler.dispatcher(args, lineno)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/pykickstart/base.py", line 396, in dispatcher
    obj = self.commands[cmd].parse(args[1:])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/pykickstart/commands/logvol.py", line 239, in parse
    warnings.warn(_("A logical volume with the name %s has already been defined in volume group %s.") % (lvd.device, lvd.vgname))
AttributeError: 'LogVolData' object has no attribute 'device'
install exited abnormally [1/1] 
The system will be rebooted when you press Ctrl-C or Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6

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