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Wrong diskrecover on RHEL4 and rear 1.14 #319
I want to recover a RHEL4 system. Backup with rear on a cifs share was successful. I boot the test system (identical hardware) with the rescue ISO. The recover process stops at generating the disklayout.
Found out, that the
Although the lines
The command for creating the filesystem on /dev/sda6 (/root2). The
From the mail of Markus:
The disklayout looks as follows:
Has anybody a hint why the creation of the extended partition /dev/sd4 fails?
GNU Parted 1.6.19
Disk geometry for /dev/sda: 0.000-278472.000 megabytes
Disk /dev/sda: 35500 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track
Device Boot Start End #cyls #blocks Id System
See also Gist: https://gist.github.com/MarkusRoth/7192428/
In the debug output I clearly see the following:
The question is now why a bit further down in the logging I see (reading input from
@jhoekx Jeroen - can you see it? Why wasn't it saved properly in partitions (extended keyword) - don't get it. If I do it by hand it works.
@jhoekx could you do me a favor and have a quick look at the following piece of code change - does it makes sense or was there a specific reason you wrote it as it is?