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Re: libparted/linux.c _read/write_lastoddsector not needed on 2.6 kernel

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: libparted/linux.c _read/write_lastoddsector not needed on 2.6 kernels
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 10:43:10 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

Hi Matt,

On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 01:10:10PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> Trying parted 1.6.8 and 1.6.9 on a 2.6.4 kernel, parted hangs (and
> can't be ctrl-C'd) while trying to read an odd-sized GPT disk.  This
> is because the _read_lastoddsector code is being run, however the
> kernel doesn't have (and doesn't need to have) the BLKGETLASTSECT
> ioctl().

Thanks for the patch :)


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