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Re: [PATCH] diskpart

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] diskpart
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 09:46:50 -0800

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 03:55:16AM -0500, Roland McGrath wrote:
> Marcus has made some changes to libstore and gnumach that should make it
> handle disks up to a terabyte or two.  If you have the most recent gnumach
> (with a 2001-01-09 ChangeLog entry), and hurd (which you are evidently
> building yourself, so just get current hurd from cvs), then libstore ought
> to work right for you on disks larger than 8GB.  You can test this using
> storeinfo and storeread to access the far reaches of the disk.  (Note that
> only direct uses of libstore work, not things like reads from storeio, or
> file_get_storage_info.)  


Without any warantee or guarantee (obviously), can you rate a scale of 1
(low) to 10 (high) how likely this is to corrupt a partition?  I can't
take much more than a small risk on the data stored on my Linux 
partition, but this is a very cool hack.  Thanks, guys!

The time for action is past!  Now is the time for senseless bickering!
 - Ashleigh Brilliant

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