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Bug 80733 - hwbrowser does not show disk partitions
Summary: hwbrowser does not show disk partitions
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: hwbrowser
Version: phoebe
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-30 16:28 UTC by Paul Jenner
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-01-12 14:08:15 UTC

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Description Paul Jenner 2002-12-30 16:28:52 UTC
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.

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

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 17:22:19 UTC
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 17:37:14 UTC
I think the parted Python bindings changed and changes were not made to hwbrowser.

Comment 3 Brent Fox 2003-01-09 19:13:48 UTC
cc'ing jeremy since he knows what changed in the parted bindings.

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-09 21:05:07 UTC
Fixed in 0.8-1

Comment 5 Paul Jenner 2003-01-12 14:08:15 UTC
Confirmed fixed on my system in 0.8-1 from Rawhide.

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