Bug 61328 - How to deal with an old partition table?
How to deal with an old partition table?
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 60004
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Beth Uptagrafft
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-17 19:47 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-17 21:11:57 EST
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2002-03-17 19:47:56 EST
Description of Problem:

If on a disk which we are installing there was present FAT-type partition
table then Disk Druid raises an alarm that "disklabel" type partition
is needed if one tries to create a new /boot partition but it does not
give a tool nor explanation how to achieve such effect.  Somebody not
well versed in intricacies of partitioning will have a hard time to figure
out that using fdisk instead s/he may get what is required.

It is nice that after all these years at last 'fdisk' does not crash
in such situation. :-)
Comment 1 Beth Uptagrafft 2002-04-25 13:24:04 EDT
This case is a duplicate of 60004, which we are currently investigating.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 60004 ***

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