Bug 101518 - Anaconda changed my MD (raid) chunk size
Summary: Anaconda changed my MD (raid) chunk size
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Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: beta1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-08-02 09:32 UTC by RC
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-24 18:48:09 UTC
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Description RC 2003-08-02 09:32:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
I created my software raid configuration before running the install. I created 
root as raid with 128KB chunk size. Somewhere in the install process it was 
decided that I would prefer 64KB as the chunk size.

Please correct.

As a temporary solution can you tell me how to prevent this from happening?

Thanks in advance (TIA),


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a software raid configuration (Raid0) prior to performing the install.
2. The choice of chunk size in your raidtab file will be set to 64KB regardless.

Actual Results:  I observed that Anaconda does not support chunk sizes other 
than 64KB.

Expected Results:  Allow me to use pre-configured software RAID0 configurations.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-08-06 21:47:18 UTC
Did you recreate the raid or just choose the reformat the existing raid device?

Comment 2 RC 2003-08-06 21:59:26 UTC
During the install process my exising raid was detected and I chose to not 
reformat the raid device.

Comment 3 RC 2003-08-06 22:02:12 UTC
With the GUI install there is no way that I know of to allow the install 
process to create the raid device and yet still be able to choose your own 
chunk size from within the install procedure.

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-08-06 23:21:14 UTC
Aha, I see what's going on.

Comment 6 Jeremy Katz 2003-10-16 23:38:26 UTC
Fixed in CVS

Comment 7 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-24 18:48:09 UTC
Mass-closing lots of old bugs which are in MODIFIED (and thus presumed to be
fixed).  If any of these are still a problem, please reopen or file a new bug
against the release which they're occurring in so they can be properly tracked.

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