Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 135468
Parted does not report partition information correctly when the partition size is greater then 1 TB.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:04 EST
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Description of problem:
Parted does not report partition information correctly to the user
when the partition sixe exceeds 1 TB in size.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.parted /dev/sda mkpart primary 0 1048577
This Bugzilla entry contains a patch that fixes the problem when used
in conjunction with the kernel patch proposed for Bugzilla entry #116289.
Created attachment 105092 [details]
Patch attached for parted.c
Fixed for RHEL 3 and HEAD. Mailed the patch to bug-parted
Peter - has this bug been fixed for you? I don't quite have the disks in my
test machines to verify.
I will test parted along with the kernel changes targeted for
inclusion in RHEL3 U5.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.