Unable to create Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD) on 64bit versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
When attempting to create a Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 x64, the error below is seen and the SRD is not created.
NOTE: This issue is specific to x64 versions of Red Hat. SRD creation is successful on x86 versions.
The running distribution architecture does not match that of the media you have provided.
If you are sure you wish to create an unsupported SRD use the --unsupported-platform option.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 x64
The current workaround is available:
Use the following switches when creating the SRD: --unsupported-platform --no-fs-tools. Example:
createSRD --iso=/rhel55/RHEL5.5-Server.iso -t RHEL5 -d /ssrl/srd/rhel5.5-srd.iso --unsupported-platform --no-fs-tools
NOTE: Usage of the above switches is considered as unsupported by Symantec and should not be used in a production environment.