Bug 135468 - Parted does not report partition information correctly when the partition size is greater then 1 TB.
Parted does not report partition information correctly when the partition siz...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: parted (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
Brock Organ
Depends On: 121609
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Reported: 2004-10-12 17:15 EDT by Peter Martuccelli
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-05-18 10:34:38 EDT
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Patch attached for parted.c (519 bytes, patch)
2004-10-12 17:17 EDT, Peter Martuccelli
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Description Peter Martuccelli 2004-10-12 17:15:42 EDT
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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):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.parted /dev/sda mkpart primary 0 1048577

Additional info:

This Bugzilla entry contains a patch that fixes the problem when used
in conjunction with the kernel patch proposed for Bugzilla entry #116289.
Comment 1 Peter Martuccelli 2004-10-12 17:17:35 EDT
Created attachment 105092 [details]
Patch attached for parted.c
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-12 22:02:15 EDT
Fixed for RHEL 3 and HEAD.  Mailed the patch to bug-parted
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2005-01-19 16:23:32 EST
Peter - has this bug been fixed for you?  I don't quite have the disks in my
test machines to verify.
Comment 4 Peter Martuccelli 2005-01-19 17:59:15 EST
I will test parted along with the kernel changes targeted for
inclusion in RHEL3 U5.
Comment 6 Dennis Gregorovic 2005-05-18 10:34:38 EDT
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,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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