Bug 25549 - The installer truncates # of cylinders
Summary: The installer truncates # of cylinders
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Whiteboard: Florence RC-1
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-02-01 22:15 UTC by Red Hat Bugzilla
Modified: 2008-03-13 19:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-05 20:58:51 UTC
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A patch (1.63 KB, patch)
2001-02-01 22:17 UTC, Red Hat Bugzilla
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Description Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-01 22:15:37 UTC
The installer truncates the number of cylinders if a hd
has more than 65535 cylinders. I will provide a patch.

Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-01 22:17:19 UTC
Created attachment 8679 [details]
A patch

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-02 19:14:29 UTC
Thank you for the patch!

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-05 20:58:47 UTC
Applied to internal tree.

Also patched isys.c where HDIO_GETGEO ioctl() was being used as well.

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