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Bug 1192765 - invalid argument during seek for read
Summary: invalid argument during seek for read
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gparted
Version: 21
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mukundan Ragavan
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-02-15 06:56 UTC by techtonik
Modified: 2015-12-02 17:26 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-12-02 09:04:27 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
invalid seek bug (77.46 KB, image/png)
2015-02-15 06:56 UTC, techtonik
no flags Details

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
GNOME Bugzilla 742920 0 Normal RESOLVED GParted internal copy is overstepping partition boundaries 2020-08-02 08:08:38 UTC

Description techtonik 2015-02-15 06:56:22 UTC
Created attachment 991846 [details]
invalid seek bug

Description of problem:
Trying to move and shrink partition on USB flash. Got "Libparted bug found!" window with the error "Invalid argument during seek for read" (see screenshot). So, what to do now? Retry/Cancel/Ignore?

I also noticed the the flash drive was mounted when the error occurred. But I am pretty sure I unmounted it before operation.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Name        : gparted
Arch        : x86_64
Version     : 0.20.0
Release     : 1.fc21

How reproducible:
Don't know.

Additional info:
Maybe this https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=742920 is the upstream bug.

Comment 1 techtonik 2015-02-15 08:27:09 UTC
See backtrace generated after hitting Cancel button few times (other options didn't work) https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192769

Comment 2 Mike Fleetwood 2015-07-26 10:02:03 UTC
The reporter is correct that "Invalid argument during seek for read" is
fixed by upstream bug https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=742920.
This is included in GParted 0.21.0 and later.

I see this bug was raised against Fedora 21 which only has GParted
0.20.0, https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/gparted.  Will need to
update to a later version of GParted to fix.

(I see btrfs-progs in Fedora 21 was recently updated to the latest
upstream release in Fedora 21
https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/btrfs-progs so I therefore see
no reason why GParted can't too).

Mike Fleetwood (GParted Developer)

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