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### Bugs at the launching of the fedora 23 workstation installer

Hi, I'm having problems while launching the installation of Fedora 23 Workstation (x64). I downloaded the lastest live ISO available (Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso) and checked the SHA-256. Then, I wrote it to a bootable USB stick on which I booted. If I launch a live session, everything is working well, but if I launch the installer - by selecting "Install Fedora" at the boot or by launching the installer from the live session - about 5 issue pop-up are displayed. I can report the bug or shutdown (the "quit" button of the pop-up doesn't works). So I'm not able to install fedora on my computer (I have tried with several USB sticks and re-downloaded the ISO but the result is the same).

Have you any idea of how to solve the problem?

### Bugs at the launching of the fedora 23 workstation installer

Hi, I'm having problems while launching the installation of Fedora 23 Workstation (x64). I downloaded the lastest live ISO available (Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso) and checked the SHA-256. Then, I wrote it to a bootable USB stick on which I booted. If I launch a live session, everything is working well, but if I launch the installer - by selecting "Install Fedora" at the boot or by launching the installer from the live session - about 5 3 issue pop-up are displayed. I can report the bug or shutdown (the "quit" button of the pop-up doesn't works). So I'm not able to install fedora on my computer (I have tried with several USB sticks and re-downloaded the ISO but the result is the same).

Have you any idea of how to solve the problem?

### Bugs at the launching of the fedora 23 workstation installer

Hi, I'm having problems while launching the installation of Fedora 23 Workstation (x64). I downloaded the lastest live ISO available (Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso) and checked the SHA-256. Then, I wrote it to a bootable USB stick on which I booted. If I launch a live session, everything is working well, but if I launch the installer - by selecting "Install Fedora" at the boot or by launching the installer from the live session - 3 issue pop-up are displayed. I can report the bug or shutdown (the "quit" button of the pop-up doesn't works). So I'm not able to install fedora on my computer (I have tried with several USB sticks and re-downloaded the ISO but the result is the same).

I wrote the USB stick (from Windows 10) with Rufus and UnetBootin. I tried tried to install Fedora 22 too but the same issue appears. I also ran a memory test and everyhing is okay with the RAM.

I think the problem comes from my partition table, as it's said in this topic where someone describes a problem similar with mine. I'll try to follow these instructions and I'll update the topic to tell you if it solves the problem or if the issue persists.

When I launch the installer from the command line, this is what the program outputs :

[liveuser@Thomas_KUNTZ_PC ~]$sudo anaconda Starting installer, one moment... anaconda 22.20.13-1 for anaconda bluesky (pre-release) started. * installation log files are stored in /tmp during the installation * shell is available on TTY2 and in second TMUX pane (ctrl+b, then press 2) * if the graphical installation interface fails to start, try again with the inst.text bootoption to start text installation * when reporting a bug add logs from /tmp as separate text/plain attachments ^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[B^[[B^[[BTraceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 244, in run threading.Thread.run(self, *args, **kwargs) File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 766, in run self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs) File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/packaging/__init__.py", line 1210, in _runThread threadMgr.wait(THREAD_STORAGE) File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 115, in wait self.raise_if_error(name) File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 244, in run threading.Thread.run(self, *args, **kwargs) File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 766, in run self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/osinstall.py", line 1116, in storageInitialize storage.reset() File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/blivet.py", line 277, in reset self.devicetree.populate(cleanupOnly=cleanupOnly) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 2127, in populate self._populate() File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 2193, in _populate self.addUdevDevice(dev) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1261, in addUdevDevice self.handleUdevDeviceFormat(info, device) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1897, in handleUdevDeviceFormat self.handleUdevLVMPVFormat(info, device) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1589, in handleUdevLVMPVFormat self.handleVgLvs(vg_device) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1525, in handleVgLvs addLV(lv) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1509, in addLV lv_device.setup() File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devices/storage.py", line 430, in setup self._setup(orig=orig) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devices/lvm.py", line 628, in _setup blockdev.lvm.lvactivate(self.vg.name, self._name) File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gi/overrides/BlockDev.py", line 384, in wrapped raise transform[1](msg) gi.overrides.BlockDev.LVMError: Process reported exit code 1280: device-mapper: resume ioctl on failed: Invalid argument Unable to resume elementary--vg-root (253:3) ** (pkttyagent:4567): WARNING **: Unable to register authentication agent: Timeout was reached Error registering authentication agent: Timeout was reached (g-io-error-quark, 24) Traceback (most recent call last): File "/sbin/anaconda", line 1377, in <module> anaconda._intf.run() File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/ui/gui/__init__.py", line 673, in run threads.threadMgr.wait_for_error_threads() File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 199, in wait_for_error_threads thread = self._objs[thread_name] KeyError: 'AnaPayloadThread'  Have you any idea of how to solve the problem? Thanks for your help. ### Bugs at the launching of the fedora 23 workstation installer Hi, I'm having problems while launching the installation of Fedora 23 Workstation (x64). I downloaded the lastest live ISO available (Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso) and checked the SHA-256. Then, I wrote it to a bootable USB stick on which I booted. If I launch a live session, everything is working well, but if I launch the installer - by selecting "Install Fedora" at the boot or by launching the installer from the live session - 3 issue pop-up are displayed. I can report the bug or shutdown (the "quit" button of the pop-up doesn't works). So I'm not able to install fedora on my computer (I have tried with several USB sticks and re-downloaded the ISO but the result is the same). I wrote the USB stick (from Windows 10) with Rufus and UnetBootin. I tried tried to install Fedora 22 too but the same issue appears. I also ran a memory test and everyhing is okay with the RAM. I think the problem comes from my partition table, as it's said in this topic where someone describes a problem similar with mine. I tried, as it was said to do in the topic, to create a new partition table, but I'm not familiar with partition editing and the new partition table I created erased all my data (I had Windows 10 installed and I wanted to install Fedora 23 in dual boot with it). I suppose it has just been erased virtually (a 1 To hard drive can't be entirely erased in about 3 seconds...) but I don't know at all if I'm right and if so, how can I recover my data... I'm actually trying to reover the lost partitions with TestDisk. When I'll try to follow these instructions and have recovered my data, I'll update the topic to tell you if it solves the problem or if the issue persists. When I launch the installer from the command line, this is what the program outputs : [liveuser@Thomas_KUNTZ_PC ~]$ sudo anaconda

Starting installer, one moment...
anaconda 22.20.13-1 for anaconda bluesky (pre-release) started.
* installation log files are stored in /tmp during the installation
* shell is available on TTY2 and in second TMUX pane (ctrl+b, then press 2)
* if the graphical installation interface fails to start, try again with the
inst.text bootoption to start text installation
* when reporting a bug add logs from /tmp as separate text/plain attachments
^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[B^[[B^[[BTraceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 244, in run
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 766, in run
self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/packaging/__init__.py", line 1210, in _runThread
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 115, in wait
self.raise_if_error(name)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 244, in run
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 766, in run
self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/osinstall.py", line 1116, in storageInitialize
storage.reset()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/blivet.py", line 277, in reset
self.devicetree.populate(cleanupOnly=cleanupOnly)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 2127, in populate
self._populate()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 2193, in _populate
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1261, in addUdevDevice
self.handleUdevDeviceFormat(info, device)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1897, in handleUdevDeviceFormat
self.handleUdevLVMPVFormat(info, device)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1589, in handleUdevLVMPVFormat
self.handleVgLvs(vg_device)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1525, in handleVgLvs
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1509, in addLV
lv_device.setup()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devices/storage.py", line 430, in setup
self._setup(orig=orig)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devices/lvm.py", line 628, in _setup
blockdev.lvm.lvactivate(self.vg.name, self._name)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gi/overrides/BlockDev.py", line 384, in wrapped
raise transform[1](msg)
gi.overrides.BlockDev.LVMError: Process reported exit code 1280:   device-mapper: resume ioctl on  failed: Invalid argument
Unable to resume elementary--vg-root (253:3)

** (pkttyagent:4567): WARNING **: Unable to register authentication agent: Timeout was reached
Error registering authentication agent: Timeout was reached (g-io-error-quark, 24)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/sbin/anaconda", line 1377, in <module>
anaconda._intf.run()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/ui/gui/__init__.py", line 673, in run


Have you any idea of how to solve the problem?

### Bugs at the launching of the fedora 23 workstation installer

The problem is now solved. As it was said i the topic mentioned bellow, there was something wrong with the partition table, even if I don't really know what it was. After having recovered my personal files, I created a GPT partition table (my BIOS boots by default in UEFI mode), I installed a fresh Windows 10 so it created the UEFI partition needed. Then I installed Fedora without any problem. You can see bellow the explanation of the problem I had.

Hi, I'm having problems while launching the installation of Fedora 23 Workstation (x64). I downloaded the lastest live ISO available (Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso) and checked the SHA-256. Then, I wrote it to a bootable USB stick on which I booted. If I launch a live session, everything is working well, but if I launch the installer - by selecting "Install Fedora" at the boot or by launching the installer from the live session - 3 issue pop-up are displayed. I can report the bug or shutdown (the "quit" button of the pop-up doesn't works). So I'm not able to install fedora on my computer (I have tried with several USB sticks and re-downloaded the ISO but the result is the same).

I wrote the USB stick (from Windows 10) with Rufus and UnetBootin. I tried tried to install Fedora 22 too but the same issue appears. I also ran a memory test and everyhing is okay with the RAM.

I think the problem comes from my partition table, as it's said in this topic where someone describes a problem similar with mine. I tried, as it was said to do in the topic, to create a new partition table, but I'm not familiar with partition editing and the new partition table I created erased all my data (I had Windows 10 installed and I wanted to install Fedora 23 in dual boot with it). I suppose it has just been erased virtually (a 1 To hard drive can't be entirely erased in about 3 seconds...) but I don't know at all if I'm right and if so, how can I recover my data... I'm actually trying to reover the lost partitions with TestDisk. When I'll have recovered my data, I'll update the topic to tell you if it solves the problem or if the issue persists.

When I launch the installer from the command line, this is what the program outputs :

[liveuser@Thomas_KUNTZ_PC ~]\$ sudo anaconda

Starting installer, one moment...
anaconda 22.20.13-1 for anaconda bluesky (pre-release) started.
* installation log files are stored in /tmp during the installation
* shell is available on TTY2 and in second TMUX pane (ctrl+b, then press 2)
* if the graphical installation interface fails to start, try again with the
inst.text bootoption to start text installation
* when reporting a bug add logs from /tmp as separate text/plain attachments
^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[B^[[B^[[BTraceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 244, in run
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 766, in run
self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/packaging/__init__.py", line 1210, in _runThread
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 115, in wait
self.raise_if_error(name)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 244, in run
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 766, in run
self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/osinstall.py", line 1116, in storageInitialize
storage.reset()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/blivet.py", line 277, in reset
self.devicetree.populate(cleanupOnly=cleanupOnly)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 2127, in populate
self._populate()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 2193, in _populate
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1261, in addUdevDevice
self.handleUdevDeviceFormat(info, device)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1897, in handleUdevDeviceFormat
self.handleUdevLVMPVFormat(info, device)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1589, in handleUdevLVMPVFormat
self.handleVgLvs(vg_device)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1525, in handleVgLvs
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devicetree.py", line 1509, in addLV
lv_device.setup()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devices/storage.py", line 430, in setup
self._setup(orig=orig)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/blivet/devices/lvm.py", line 628, in _setup
blockdev.lvm.lvactivate(self.vg.name, self._name)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gi/overrides/BlockDev.py", line 384, in wrapped
raise transform[1](msg)
gi.overrides.BlockDev.LVMError: Process reported exit code 1280:   device-mapper: resume ioctl on  failed: Invalid argument
Unable to resume elementary--vg-root (253:3)

** (pkttyagent:4567): WARNING **: Unable to register authentication agent: Timeout was reached
Error registering authentication agent: Timeout was reached (g-io-error-quark, 24)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/sbin/anaconda", line 1377, in <module>
anaconda._intf.run()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/ui/gui/__init__.py", line 673, in run