Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 26670
Can not install RH62 to PL8500 configured with more than 14 logical drives
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
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Can not install RH 6.2 to PL8500 configured with more than 14 logical
Steps to Reproduce:
Configure PL8500 with
- ROC (raid 1) primary controller
- 15 Ultra 3 drives secondary controller
Boot RH 6.2 CD to install. After Language, keyboard, and Mouse are
configured, a small window pops-up with the message "You have more drives
than this program supports, please use the standard FDISK command program
to setup your drives and please notify Red Hat Software that you saw this
By selecting the FDISK to setup drives, the warning windows keep poping up.
Actual Results: stuck in installer
Expected Results: Should have been able to run fdisk to partition the
drives and then continue with the install.
You are hitting the 16 partition per SCSI drive limitation imposed by the kernel.