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Re: update on my disk_sun.c

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: update on my disk_sun.c
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 18:05:01 -0200

Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 01:24:13PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> > Here is a new disk_sun.c for my patch. This one fixes a bug in
> > sun_create, and also handles Whole Disk properls. With this, the 3rd
> > partition is only used if all other partitions (1-2, 4-8) are being used
> > already, and even then, only with a user confirmation.
> Yet another update (I should realy start diffing each one). This one
> adds a check to make sure a linux-swap isn't placed on sector 0 (all
> other types of partitions can be, just not linux-swap, else the label
> gets clobbered on use).

The new linux swap format is safe.  Parted only uses it for swap
partitions >128mb.  Perhaps parted should always create new
format swap partitions?

BTW, I'll have a good look at your code now...

Need to decide which one to use ;-)  You seem to have more time than

Andrew Clausen

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