Bug 119765 - partition table (existing) not readable with 160 Gb drive
Summary: partition table (existing) not readable with 160 Gb drive
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-04-02 01:07 UTC by Wal
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-04 13:57:28 UTC
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Description Wal 2004-04-02 01:07:54 UTC
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Description of problem:
n already partitioned disk's partition table was noted as being
invalid  during the Fedora Core 2 test 2 install.  The disk drive is a
160 Gb WD1600JB drive.  A similiar setup with a 120 Gb WD1200JB drive
works.  Note- RHEL-WS installer works fine with the 160 Gb drive.

FC2T2   fdisk shows size of disk as 137.4.GB 16709/255/63
RHEL-WS fdisk shows size of disk as 160.0 GB 19457/255/63

FC2T2 parted gives message- Error: Can't have a partition outside the

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Used rescue mode of RHEL-WS install and fdisk to paritition the
disk. First paritition is 2 Gb for possible other OS.  Second
partition is 100 Mb boot, Third is 25 Gb linux.  Next is a Logical.
Fifth is 1 Gb swap.area.
2.Installed RHEL-WS (probably not needed to verify this issue)
3.Started install of Fedora Core 2 Test 2


Actual Results:  Warning box saying- The partition on device hda was
unreadable.  To create new partitions it must be initialized, causing
loss of ALL DARA on this drive.

Expected Results:  display of partition table layout - like the
RHEL-WS installer shows

Additional info:

Selected- Manually partition with Disk Druid

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-04-15 05:15:30 UTC
Can you try this again with the development tree as of tomorrow (April

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-04 13:57:28 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen this bug if you have further
information to add to the report.

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