Bug 641910 - Do not automatically check all disks when selecting a RAID partition
Summary: Do not automatically check all disks when selecting a RAID partition
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ales Kozumplik
QA Contact: Release Test Team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-10-11 13:58 UTC by Yaniv Kaul
Modified: 2014-09-30 23:39 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.21.84-1
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2011-05-19 12:52:03 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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2010-11-01 08:18 UTC, Yaniv Kaul
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2011:0530 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE anaconda bug fix and enhancement update 2011-05-18 17:44:52 UTC

Description Yaniv Kaul 2010-10-11 13:58:19 UTC
Description of problem:
When I'm trying to create a soft RAID partition, all disks are checked by default. I need to manually un-check all but the one that I want the soft raid on.
Then I'm selecting the next disk - same issue again. And the next disk...

- When selecting a soft raid do not select all disks
or better yet:
- Allow just to create soft raid on all selected disks.

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Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2010-10-11 20:35:02 UTC
Can you attach a picture illustrating this?

Comment 3 Yaniv Kaul 2010-11-01 08:18:40 UTC
Created attachment 456816 [details]

Once 'software RAID' is selected - all drives are checked. This would have been great if it could actually do this - create a software RAID file system on all checked drives. If it can't, then it should uncheck all of them and check only the relevant one. (note - when you have many drives, as you would have for RAID, the list is bigger, and it's makes it much more inconvenient - you have to scroll down and uncheck the hidden ones). You need to do this for every drive separately.

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2010-11-23 13:19:59 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion
in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has 
requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed 
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update release.

Comment 5 Ales Kozumplik 2010-11-24 08:43:10 UTC
Fixed by ed8414a16ecebeab1c40e1d45522e7283cee4e0b and 7da3c1042a5e29623bdf7b712d8c566c00681c25.

Comment 8 Alexander Todorov 2011-03-09 13:56:02 UTC
This is fixed in anaconda-13.21.103-1.el6.x86_64

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2011-05-19 12:52:03 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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