Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 49086
New partitioning code does not create new partition tables on totally empty drives in beta1
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:34:44 EDT
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Description of problem:
After low-level formatting a SCSI drive, at the disk partitioning screen
anaconda is unable to detect drives. It gives the error message: "unable
to open /tmp/sda - unrecognized disk label". If you try to go on with
installation, the system is halted.
Adaptec SCSI BIOS was used to low-level format the SCSI drive before
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Low-level format the SCSI drive using Adaptec's utility.
2. Run the installation.
3. Attempt to partition the drive.
Actual Results: The installer is unable to open the drive - gives error
message stated above.
Expected Results: Partitioning works.
Fixed in beta2
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 48421 ***