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Bug 57167 - insufficient device nodes when many partitions created
insufficient device nodes when many partitions created
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 12099
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-12-06 04:54 EST by Richard Keech
Modified: 2013-07-03 09:05 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-06 04:54:19 EST
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Description Richard Keech 2001-12-06 04:54:15 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.16-pre1 i686)

Description of problem:
It is possible to create more than 16 partitions on a single disk with Disk
However, anaconda does note take steps to ensure that sufficient device
nodes are
created.  When there are insufficent device nodes the system will not boot
e2label can't find the necessary fs labels.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. custom install
2. make more than sixteen partitions in disk druid	(on single disk)
3. boot

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2001-12-07 16:49:47 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 12099 ***

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