Bug 18387 - BIG INSTALL BUG !!
BIG INSTALL BUG !!
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lilo (Show other bugs)
7.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-10-05 03:39 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-05 08:06:05 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-10-05 03:39:54 EDT
New in version 7.0 is that you need to have the whole "/" (root) partition 
below cylinder 1024. OR  ?? Before in the other releases you could have 
a /boot partition belov cyl 1024 and the start of "/" partition below 1024 
but not the whole "/" partition but now in the 7.0 version you must have 
the whole "/" partition below cyl 1024

Say that you have a HD 20GB 2800 cyl and you have Win first with 6 G then 
you can only have 1 G Linux partition in the new 7.0 release !

Course you can make a partitionless Windows installation but if you want 
to have a clean windows partition and a clean Linux ext2 partition this is 
not possible in the new release of redhat !

Another small bug is that you can4t create win95 ext (0f) partitions in 
cfdisk.

/Tobias
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-12 01:49:49 EDT
This was a bug in anaconda for Red Hat Linux 7.0 fixed in later releases

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