Bug 188488 - RHEL3: "sfdisk -l" tries to open partitions
RHEL3: "sfdisk -l" tries to open partitions
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: RHEL3U8CanFix
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Reported: 2006-04-10 11:54 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0456
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-07-20 10:48:07 EDT
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util-linux-sfdisk-dont-open-partitions.patch (3.13 KB, patch)
2006-04-10 11:54 EDT, Bastien Nocera
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0456 normal SHIPPED_LIVE util-linux and mount bug fix update 2006-07-19 14:48:00 EDT

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Description Bastien Nocera 2006-04-10 11:54:14 EDT
Doing an "sfdisk -l" will try to open partitions as if they were disks, and fail
to read the partition table.

Patch attached. It makes use of the same is_probably_full_disk() as fdisk.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2006-04-10 11:54:17 EDT
Created attachment 127554 [details]
Comment 9 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-07-20 10:48:07 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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