Bug 26670 - Can not install RH62 to PL8500 configured with more than 14 logical drives
Summary: Can not install RH62 to PL8500 configured with more than 14 logical drives
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-08 05:22 UTC by Richard Black
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-08 16:41:51 UTC
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Description Richard Black 2001-02-08 05:22:03 UTC
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Can not install RH 6.2 to PL8500 configured with more than 14 logical 

Reproducible: Always
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.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-02-08 16:41:47 UTC
You are hitting the 16 partition per SCSI drive limitation imposed by the kernel.

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