Bug 102573 - unable to write to last sector of a drive when there is an odd number of sectors
Summary: unable to write to last sector of a drive when there is an odd number of sectors
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: parted   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: ia64 Linux
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Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact: Brock Organ
: 102572 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 102487
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Reported: 2003-08-18 08:56 UTC by Igor Lopatin
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-16 22:40:34 UTC
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Dump file from the installation crash (270.00 KB, text/plain)
2003-08-18 09:02 UTC, Igor Lopatin
no flags Details

Description Igor Lopatin 2003-08-18 08:56:53 UTC
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 09:02:25 UTC
Created attachment 93703 [details]
Dump file from the installation crash

Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2003-08-18 12:56:46 UTC
*** Bug 102572 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2003-08-18 13:00:55 UTC
ignore last comment, please.

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-09-16 22:40:34 UTC
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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