Bug 155509 - mkraid: a maximum of 27 devices in a set is supported
mkraid: a maximum of 27 devices in a set is supported
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
3.0
s390x Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-04-20 18:45 EDT by Brock Organ
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Description Brock Organ 2005-04-20 18:45:46 EDT
* RHEL3 U4 s390x AS
* nfs vnc GUI install with > 27 RAID partitions
* / on RAID0 with 32 RAID partitions

when going to package installation phase, the installer gives a dialog:

"An error occurred trying to format md0.  This problem is serious and the install cannot continue."

Then the install dies ... on the 3270 console, some output is observed:

> <...>
> dasdp:VOL1/  0X330B: dasdp1
> dasds:VOL1/  0X340A: dasds1
> dasdr:VOL1/  0X3409: dasdr1
> a maximum of 27 devices in a set is supported
> detected error on line 61:
> ]    device]    /tmp/dasdv1
> mkraid: aborted.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-21 11:51:40 EDT
You can only have 27 members for a RAID device based on the format of the RAID
superblock.  Added error checking for this to HEAD, probably won't backport
unless it becomes something a customer is hitting.

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