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Bug 83461 - installer does not like IBM Hibernation partition (type a0)
Summary: installer does not like IBM Hibernation partition (type a0)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: parted
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-04 17:13 UTC by Donald Harper
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:50 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-11-04 13:57:34 UTC

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Description Donald Harper 2003-02-04 17:13:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
The installer seems to think this is a swap partition, and demands to format it.
 If you tell it not to format it (leave it alone), the installer still tries to
format it as swap, and barfs when it cannot format it.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set a partition to type a0
2. run the installer
3. tell it to ignore it.

Actual Results:  The installer chokes and dies.

Expected Results:  It should Ignore it.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-02-04 19:38:22 UTC
Apparently parted is confused about this partition.

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-25 18:51:18 UTC
Is this better with newer releases?

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-04 13:57:34 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen this bug if you have further
information to add to the report.

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