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Re: parted creates linux-swap instead of hfs

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: parted creates linux-swap instead of hfs
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:01:00 -0200

Scott Scriven wrote:
> (parted) mkpart primary hfs 0.1 16
> (parted) p
> Disk geometry for /dev/hdb: 0.000-12395.250 megabytes
> Disk label type: mac
> Minor    Start       End     Filesystem  Name                  Flags
> 1          0.000      0.031              Apple
> 2          0.031     16.000  linux-swap  untitled
> (parted)
> Why did it create a "linux-swap" instead of "hfs"?

It didn't (!)

It detected a linux-swap signature, but MacOS will see it as an
HFS partition (if you run mkfs.hfs, or whatever it's called...)

(Parted doesn't support HFS "properly" yet)

Andrew Clausen

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