Bug 102573 - unable to write to last sector of a drive when there is an odd number of sectors
unable to write to last sector of a drive when there is an odd number of sectors
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: parted (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Brock Organ
: 102572 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 102487
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Reported: 2003-08-18 04:56 EDT by Igor Lopatin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-16 18:40:34 EDT
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Dump file from the installation crash (270.00 KB, text/plain)
2003-08-18 05:02 EDT, Igor Lopatin
no flags Details

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Description Igor Lopatin 2003-08-18 04:56:53 EDT
Description of problem:
Installation crashes after selection of the needed packages and before disk 
formatting. Looks similar to #58827 (RedHat Linux 7.2, closed).

Actual results:
Installation process crashes.

Expected results:
To install needed packages successfully.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Igor Lopatin 2003-08-18 05:02:25 EDT
Created attachment 93703 [details]
Dump file from the installation crash
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2003-08-18 08:56:46 EDT
*** Bug 102572 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2003-08-18 09:00:55 EDT
ignore last comment, please.
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-09-16 18:40:34 EDT
Disk with an odd number of sectors -- should work fine with B2 (where the ioctl
hack to get the last sector of a disk has returned)

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