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Bug#404950: Installation Report [mips] [rc1] [Failure] SWARM (Broadcom BCM91250a)



retitle 404950 [mips] Disk is advertised as partition on SWARM (Broadcom BCM91250a)
clone 404950 -1
reassign 404950 parman-base
reassign -1 linux-2.6 2.6.18-7
block 404950 with -1
thanks

On Friday 05 January 2007 01:22, Karsten Merker wrote:
> ~ # ls -l /dev/hda*
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           32 Jan  4 19:07 /dev/hda ->
> ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           33 Jan  4 19:07 /dev/hda1 ->
> ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1

According to Thiemo this is most likely a mips kernel issue. Therefore
cloning the BR to the kernel and blocking the partman issue with that.

The issue has been worked around in partman-base (function humandev in
definitions.sh) by adding code that recognizes .../lun0/part (without
partition number) as a disk; leaving partman bug open as the workaround
should be removed once the kernel bug is fixed.

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