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Bug 80733 - hwbrowser does not show disk partitions
hwbrowser does not show disk partitions
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: hwbrowser (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2002-12-30 11:28 EST by Paul Jenner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-12 09:08:15 EST
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Description Paul Jenner 2002-12-30 11:28:52 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20021216

Description of problem:
hwbrowser shows the single hard disk (IDE Quantum Fireball) fine but shows no
partitions on it (all disk is green in the bar display).

Output from parted:

[root@localhost root]# parted /dev/hda print
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0.000-14324.625 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor    Start       End     Type      Filesystem  Flags
1          0.031   2047.346  primary   fat32       boot
2       2047.346   8024.655  primary   ext3
3       8024.656  14323.579  extended
5       8024.687  12135.036  logical   ext3
6      12135.067  12393.896  logical   linux-swap
7      12393.927  14323.579  logical   ext3
Information: Don't forget to update /etc/fstab, if necessary.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run hwbrowser
2. go to the disk view

Actual Results:  No partitions are shown.

Expected Results: I recall from earlier versions that the main bar should be
split into graphical partition 'slices' and the table below should list the
Comment 1 Paul Jenner 2003-01-04 12:22:19 EST
Quick confirmation that this is a regression from 8.0. hwbrowser-0.6-1 in Red
Hat 8.0 does show the contents of the same disk fine.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2003-01-09 12:37:14 EST
I think the parted Python bindings changed and changes were not made to hwbrowser.
Comment 3 Brent Fox 2003-01-09 14:13:48 EST
cc'ing jeremy since he knows what changed in the parted bindings.
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-09 16:05:07 EST
Fixed in 0.8-1
Comment 5 Paul Jenner 2003-01-12 09:08:15 EST
Confirmed fixed on my system in 0.8-1 from Rawhide.

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