Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1000730
"Disks" forgets the partition table type.
Last modified: 2015-02-17 11:54:30 EST
Description of problem:
When working on a GPT-partitioned disk, "Disks" appears to forget what type of partition table it's working on, and fails to create another partition. Quite mysteriously, running Parted appears to restore "Disks" to a working state.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make a GUID Partition Table on an empty disk.
2. Create two partitions.
3. Try to create a third partition. A message box appears with the ungrammatical error message "Don't know how to create partitions this partition table of type `(null)' (udisks-error-quark, 0)". No partition is created. The partition table type is shown as "Unknown ()".
4. Try again with another filesystem type. Same result.
5. Exit "Disks" and restart it. Still not working.
6. List the partitions on the disk with Parted.
7. Start "Disks" again. Now the partition table type is shown as "GUID Partition Table" and a third partition can be created.
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