[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: F7 installation to partition >15



On 2007/07/22 09:20 (GMT+0100) Chris Jones apparently typed:

> With PATA disks, you where able to have up to 63 partitions. With SATA this is 
> limited to 15. This is a fundamental limitation, nothing you can do about it.

I don't believe there's a law that requires libata to replace legacy
drivers. At least one other current distro provides an option to use them
instead so that upgrades that don't require destroying current >15
partitioning and backup schemes that depend on it.

> Try searching the web for some combination of "sda hda 15 partition kernel 
> 2.6.20" and you will find lots of discussions. I'm not sure if there is a 
> solution though I'm afraid, other than change your partitions.

I gave up trying to find useful info pertaining to F7 or Rawhide and filed a
docs bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=249399

The only open bug on point I could find was:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248247
-- 
"All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching,
rebuking, correcting, and training in righteoousness."
					2 Timothy 3:16 NIV

 Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409

Felix Miata  ***  http://mrmazda.no-ip.com/


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]