Bug 33913 - Can't fdisk large image files (8.55 GB)
Can't fdisk large image files (8.55 GB)
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-29 14:02 EST by bcling
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-17 13:42:03 EDT
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Description bcling 2001-03-29 14:02:21 EST
Can't fdisk a large image file created under 7.0.91.
fdisk hda.img returns with a "Unable to open hda.img"

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.  dd if=/dev/hda of=hda.img
2.  fdisk hda.img
3.  "Unable to open hda.img"

Actual Results:  Nothing.

Expected Results:  Should be able to examine the partition table of hda.

Image was 9.1 GB and was successfully fdisked on a Red Hat 6.2 Alpha
Comment 1 Erik Troan 2001-04-17 13:41:58 EDT
This should be fixed in util-linux-2.11a, in rawhide.

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