Bug 517406 - Editing partitions during install can cause them to switch drives
Editing partitions during install can cause them to switch drives
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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: Reopened
: 527961 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2009-08-13 15:08 EDT by Gary Case
Modified: 2010-07-02 16:40 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.21.9-1
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Last Closed: 2010-07-02 16:40:36 EDT
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Description Gary Case 2009-08-13 15:08:31 EDT
Description of problem:
In the drive partitioning section of the installer, you can easily create multiple partitions on multiple drives. If you made a mistake on a partition mount point, for example, and you click on it to change the name, if you don't also re-select the drive where it should live (in the allowable drives section) the partition will move to /dev/sda.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL6 alpha

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a partition on /dev/sdb during install
2. Double-click on partition/Edit it
3. Change the mount point of the partition
4. If you don't select the proper "Allowable Drive", it will default to /dev/sda
Actual results:
Moved partition

Expected results:
The edit partition box should maintain the drive selection once it's been made.

Additional info:
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2009-08-13 15:37:13 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2009-10-08 09:40:08 EDT
*** Bug 527961 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 David Lehman 2010-01-06 20:56:55 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 529931 ***
Comment 5 David Lehman 2010-01-06 20:57:42 EST
I probably shouldn't close RHEL bugs as duplicates of Fedora bugs.
Comment 6 David Lehman 2010-01-06 20:59:10 EST
This should be fixed in anaconda-13.8-1, which should be in the RHEL6 trees in the near future.
Comment 9 Jan Stodola 2010-05-15 10:47:38 EDT
Verified on build RHEL6.0-20100512.0 with anaconda-13.21.39-1.el6. Tested in kvm with two disks, when editing partition, only one allowable drive is selected.

Moving to VERIFIED.
Comment 10 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-07-02 16:40:36 EDT
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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