Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 471369
RHEL5: fdisk cannot create partition with starting beyond 1 TB
Last modified: 2011-01-13 18:44:14 EST
Description of problem:
fdisk can not create partition which starting cylinder beyond 1 TB.
Steps to Reproduce:
Create partition which starting cylinder beyond 1 TB.
Max partiton size is 1 TB.
Max partiton size is 2 TB.
2 TB is restriction of DOS partiton format.
There is similar report.
Created attachment 323429 [details]
Note that the problem has been fixed in upstream tree.
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Just a note: This was fixed in RHEL-4 already (bug #471372).
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
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