mdraid and hpa upgrade issues

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Fri May 25 19:06:06 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 14:55:24 -0400,
  Tony Nelson <tonynelson at> wrote:
> At 12:40 PM -0400 5/25/07, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>  ...
> >This late in the game, looks like we're going to stick with what we've
> >got right now, which is HPA respected by default, and the ability to
> >override it at install time if the installer is booted with
> >libata.ignore_hpa=1. First go 'round, those with partitions in the hpa
> >are going to get an ugly error message, but we'll stick something in
> >F7KnownIssues (or whatever it is) like we did for FC6 documenting the
> >work-around.
> That workaround works here.  I tried the Rescue CD (thanks, Bruno!) and
> dmesg shows that with "libata.ignore_hpa=1" added to the command line the
> hpa is disabled.  I don't know what else I can do to test Anaconda from the
> rescue CD -- perhaps start an HTTP install from, umm, somewhere?

You could try using rawhide. I don't know for sure that they are tagged
the same, but I did see that everything in rawhide changed last night.

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