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Bug 25549 - The installer truncates # of cylinders
The installer truncates # of cylinders
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
Florence RC-1
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Reported: 2001-02-01 17:15 EST by Red Hat Bugzilla
Modified: 2008-03-13 15:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-05 15:58:51 EST
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A patch (1.63 KB, patch)
2001-02-01 17:17 EST, Red Hat Bugzilla
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Description Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-01 17:15:37 EST
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 17:17:19 EST
Created attachment 8679 [details]
A patch
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-02 14:14:29 EST
Thank you for the patch!
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-02-05 15:58:47 EST
Applied to internal tree.

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

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