Bug 45546 - Not Enough SCSI Device for defined Logical Partitions
Not Enough SCSI Device for defined Logical Partitions
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: MAKEDEV (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-22 13:28 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-22 13:28:12 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-06-22 13:28:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
Need to increase the device limit beyonf 16 (have /dev/sda1-15) so I can 
make the devices and format the remaining 32 filesystems

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Need a Compaq HBA and StorageWorks

Actual Results:  No effect

Expected Results:  This is a hard limit

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email me at rmistretta@kpmg.com
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-06-26 14:27:54 EDT
The kernel imposes a limit of being able to access 15 partitions per SCSI drive;
there are no device nodes which can be created for partitions 16 and higher.

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