Bug 85391 - unable to auto-allocate 11GB of free space
unable to auto-allocate 11GB of free space
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-02-28 20:06 EST by David White
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-13 16:39:11 EST
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Output of sfdisk -d (310 bytes, text/plain)
2003-02-28 20:07 EST, David White
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Description David White 2003-02-28 20:06:06 EST
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Description of problem:
Tried to install RC6 onto an 80GB drive.  (60GB Windows XP, 11GB Mandrake Linux,
8GB BeOS) Told installer to delete linux partition and auto partition, then
confirm the results.  Auto partition unable to come up with something usable.
Manually allocating 1GB of SWAP and defaulting the rest to / worked fine. 
(Would have preferred a mix of / and /home, but this was unable to satisfy the
installer too.)

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. 80GB drive, with 60GB Windows XP and BeOS installed
2. Tell installer to delete Linux partition and confirm partitions
3. Attempt to auto allocate

Actual Results:  Unable to install until manually partitioned

Expected Results:  Auto allocation of (new) free space

Additional info:
Comment 1 David White 2003-02-28 20:07:23 EST
Created attachment 90433 [details]
Output of sfdisk -d
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-03-13 16:39:11 EST
There were only 2 slots to delete and we needed to add 3 partitions (/boot, /,
and swap space).

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