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Bug#679276: debian-installer: Debian installer fails to prevent the user from defining more than 10 md devices

Package: debian-installer
Severity: minor

Dear Maintainer,

the debian installer will fail to prevent the user from defining more than
10 raid md devices. I reckon that there is a hard limit for the maximum
number of md devices, yet the installer will happily continue with letting
the user define more than what is permitted by the hard coded limit.

In the end, this will lead to a painful lessons learned, as the user will
have to redo alls of his  partitioning scheme, and, considering that the
same user created multiple software raids of various levels, and,
subsequently also, multiple volume groups, the learning process has been
very painful.

It would be great if the installer would detect and prevent the erroneous

This is a bug that is not only present in debian but also most of its



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-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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