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Bug 6199 - default creation of extended partition inhibits multiboot with windoz products
Summary: default creation of extended partition inhibits multiboot with windoz products
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-10-21 21:30 UTC by louis.aucoin
Modified: 2016-01-12 23:25 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-07-21 20:36:00 UTC

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Description louis.aucoin 1999-10-21 21:30:38 UTC
It appears that by default an extended partition is created
encompassing what remains of the drive and everything gets
shoved into that when using what I assume to be disk druid
via the graphical interface. This does not appear to be
useful when attempting to configure a multiboot machine
with a windoz product on another partition.

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-10-22 14:03:59 UTC
The default behavior of Disk Druid is to do what you describe unless
there are partitions which already exist (say you already have Windoze
installed)  If you would like to customize your disk partitioning,
then you will want to run the installer in expert mode (type "expert"
at the boot prompt) and use fdisk to partition the drive(s)

Comment 2 John Cagle 2000-07-21 20:35:22 UTC
Compaq Bug Tracking Number:  180274

Comment 3 John Cagle 2000-07-21 20:35:54 UTC
Compaq Bug Tracking Number:  180274

Comment 4 openshift-github-bot 2016-01-12 23:25:04 UTC
Commit pushed to master at
Merge pull request #6615 from rhcarvalho/issue6199-new-build-dockerfile

Merged by openshift-bot

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