Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 533417
libparted needs to be extended to report maximum partition size and maximum start sector value
Last modified: 2009-12-18 05:16:36 EST
Description of problem:
With > 1TB disks becoming available, the msdos maximum partition size of 1TB is
becoming a problem.
In order for anaconda to properly restrict the size of partitions it creates on
msdos disklabels, it needs to be able to query libparted for the maximum
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Fixed in parted-1.9.0-24.fc13 / upstream 2.1, I'll send patches to the pyparted mailing list adding pyparted support for these shortly.