Bug 32278 - Can not choose raid durring text mode install
Can not choose raid durring text mode install
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-03-19 14:34 EST by David Crim
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-19 14:34:23 EST
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Description David Crim 2001-03-19 14:34:19 EST
I was attempting to do an installation setting up software raid partions.
The text mode
installer would not let me configure the raid volumes. I could not tab to
the partion type window.

I tried both setting up the partitions with fdisk first, and deleting all
partitions except the FAT32 partions. Neither way would let me get to
partition type window.

I could not use the GUI installer due to other problems which will be
submitted as a seperate bug.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-20 00:01:05 EST
RAID is not currently supported in the text mode installer, only the GUI mode.
Comment 2 David Crim 2001-03-20 10:41:07 EST
Seems like poor policy to leave the text-mode installer crippled. My experience
has been that 
about 20-30% of the systems I work with need to use the text mode install.
Usually newer hardware which isn't fully supported yet. I currently have another
ticket open  (#32279) because my most recent install isn't usable under the GUI
installer. I could do a raid install with the 7.0 disk, but not
with Wolverine.

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