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Bug #5986

Text installer fails when trying to do MBR install on large GPT-labeled disk

Added by Alexander Pyhalov over 5 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Caiman (Installer)
Target version:
-
Start date:
2015-06-06
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

When you install OI Hipster on EFI-labeled disk, you can select "Install on MBR partition". Then, you can select partition 0, change its type to "Solaris2" and proceed. On installation text installer will die in ti_install.py , line 279 with error TgtError: fdisk part of TI failed in tgt.create_disk_target(tgt_disk, False).

#1

Updated by Alexander Pyhalov over 5 years ago

The issue is seen only with large disks. Checked on 3TB virtual disk -got this issue. On 16 GB one this works as expected.

#2

Updated by Alexander Pyhalov over 5 years ago

  • Subject changed from Text installer fails when trying to do MBR install on GPT-labeled disk to Text installer fails when trying to do MBR install on large GPT-labeled disk

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