The installer failed to create partion on disk

i get this error truing to install
Create a new partition (465.46 GiB, ext4) on ‘/dev/sda’

Job: Create new partition on device ‘/dev/sda’

Command: sfdisk --force --append /dev/sda

Command: sfdisk --list --output Device,UUID /dev/sda

Job: Set the label on partition ‘/dev/sda2’ to “root”

Command: sfdisk --part-label /dev/sda 2 root

Job: Create file system ‘ext4’ on partition ‘/dev/sda2’

Command: mkfs.ext4 -qF /dev/sda2

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Um, where’s the error? All you’ve pasted is just regular information regarding what it’s doing.

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The error is real - it is caused by Plasma settings → Removable Storage → Removable Devices → Uncheck On Login and On Attach

I banged my head at it 5-6 times before I realized what was going on - a test system to locate another inconsistency in Plasma (Does Fall Apart effect work in your Kde Plasma?).

I saw another topic with the same issue

The error may also indicate the partition is mounted and the installer cannot format the partition.

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This issue was known about and should have been fixed in Calamares, but the same is true for a few other issues. Apparently our current install images are not using the latest Calamares yet. :thinking:

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