While install RHEL5 on VMware, installation fails with partitioning failure - "could not allocate partitions as primary partitions" message.

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Issue

  • While install RHEL5 on VMware, installation fails with partitioning failure - "could not allocate partitions as primary partitions" message.
  • This is a virtual machine installation on VMWare Virtual Platform.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8

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