[Honeywall] trouble installing honeywall - "Could not allocate requested partitions"

Earl esammons at hush.com
Mon Aug 10 18:42:08 EDT 2009

Planning some serious data collection? ;)

If the RAID array is supported by CentOS 5.0 it *should* work.  I 
suspect your array is not supported.  Suggest searching for someone 
running CentOS 5.x with your RAID array as a start.

Good luck.


On Mon, 10 Aug 2009 09:12:54 -0400 Jonas Pfoh <pfoh at sec.in.tum.de> 
>Hi all,
>I am having an issue installing honeywall onto a machine.  The 
>message that we get is the following:
>Could not allocate requested partitions:
>Partitioning failed: Could not allocate
>partitions as primary partitions.
>Not enough space left to create partition
>for /.
>Press 'OK' to reboot your system
>It seems that this problem is quite prevalent with users trying to 
>install honeywall in a VM, however this is not the case with our 
>install.  We are trying to install directly onto hardware.  Any 
>what the issue might be??  We are installing onto a raid array, 
>this cause issues??
>any help is appreciated.
>-Jonas Pfoh
>Honeywall mailing list
>Honeywall at public.honeynet.org

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