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Bug 1365260 - RFE: Request to port _print_disk_info to parted-2.1 build
Summary: RFE: Request to port _print_disk_info to parted-2.1 build
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: parted
Version: 6.8
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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medium
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Brian Lane
QA Contact: Release Test Team
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-08-08 17:46 UTC by John Pittman
Modified: 2017-12-06 12:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-06 12:53:18 UTC


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Description John Pittman 2016-08-08 17:46:02 UTC
Description of problem:

In the 2.1 builds of parted, if there is no disk label, information about the disk will not be printed.

This has been fixed in the 3.1 versions using the _print_disk_info function.

Requesting this functionality be added into the next release of parted.  Reasoning is that we use these values a great deal in support and the print should not be dependent on the existence of the disk label.

patch listed here:
http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/parted-devel/2011-March/003844.html

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

parted-2.1-29.el6

Actual results:

If the disk does not have a label, parted will fail with 'unrecognised disk label' printing no further information

Expected results:

disk data should still be printed even without the label

Comment 1 Jan Kurik 2017-12-06 12:53:18 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is in the Production 3 Phase. During the Production 3 Phase, Critical impact Security Advisories (RHSAs) and selected Urgent Priority Bug Fix Advisories (RHBAs) may be released as they become available.

The official life cycle policy can be reviewed here:

http://redhat.com/rhel/lifecycle

This issue does not meet the inclusion criteria for the Production 3 Phase and will be marked as CLOSED/WONTFIX. If this remains a critical requirement, please contact Red Hat Customer Support to request a re-evaluation of the issue, citing a clear business justification. Note that a strong business justification will be required for re-evaluation. Red Hat Customer Support can be contacted via the Red Hat Customer Portal at the following URL:

https://access.redhat.com/


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