Bug 109050

Summary: During install attempt to configure a partition of 1,060 GB failed. Able to to 800 GB.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: John Homan <jhoman>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description John Homan 2003-11-04 17:30:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
I am trying to identify if there is a limit for this function or 
not.  I have a 3ware 8506 controller running a Raid5 configuration 
with a resulting 1.1 Terabytes of disk space. 

Let me know if you need any other information to answer this 
question.  

Thanks

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  New install
2.  Set /boot to 100mn=b, root to 5GB, swap to 4GB remainder in \var
3.  complete install and it fails in about 15 seconds after the 
install will not run screen.
    

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-05 03:33:51 UTC
This should be better with releases based on the 2.6 kernel.