Bug 116501 - Disk driud uses geometry that is not windows-compatible
Disk driud uses geometry that is not windows-compatible
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 116653
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
Depends On:
Blocks: FC2Blocker
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2004-02-21 16:45 EST by Johan Bondeson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:01:31 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Johan Bondeson 2004-02-21 16:45:36 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6)
Gecko/20040207 Firefox/0.8

Description of problem:
When installing FC2 test1 on a disk that contains an Windows XP (NTFS)
DiskDruid complians about the geometry of the disk. When DD has
created new partitions and the installition has finnished Windows
won't boot because of the erronious partition geometry (no, its not a
grub problem). FC boots fine however.

If the disk is inserted into another machine running windows it can be
accessed but partition magic refuses to handle the drive because of
the unsupported geometry.

Even when installing FC on a separate drive DD ruins the windows
installatio although that drive was never touched during the

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a Windows drive / partition somwhere in your machine
2. Run anaconda and disk druid

Actual Results:  WinXP wont boot.

Expected Results:  WinXP should boot.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-04-12 23:40:25 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 116653 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:01:31 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.