Bug 128972 - Cannot use up/down arrows to create ext3 partition greater than 200000 MB
Summary: Cannot use up/down arrows to create ext3 partition greater than 200000 MB
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: redhat-config-kickstart   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2004-08-02 14:56 UTC by Chris
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-24 09:13:54 UTC
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Description Chris 2004-08-02 14:56:26 UTC
Description of problem:
Unexpected behavior when creating a partition using
redhat-config-kickstart.  The user is unable to use the up arrow to
create an ext3 partition larger than 200000 MB.  

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. In the redhat-config-kickstart tool, in the Partition Information
tab, click Add.
2. Use the up arrow for size to create a partition of > 200000 MB
(hold a really long time or input 199999 and press up twice).

Actual Results:  The up arrow deactivates at 200000 MB.  It is easy to
work around by entering the size manually, but this artificial limit
is confusing for users.  

Expected Results:  The up arrow should continue to function, allowing
the creation of an arbitrarily large partition (at least up to 1TB).  

Additional info:

Comment 1 Paul Nasrat 2004-08-11 10:41:02 UTC
Upped to arbitrary limit of 1e+12, it'll get built in next time I
build s-c-kickstart

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