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Re: patch for libparted/linux.c

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: patch for libparted/linux.c
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 14:06:06 +1000
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On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 10:04:33AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Andrew, please have a look at the s390 patch in the 1.6.9-2 debian
> packages, it supposedly provides support for bigger than 512byte
> sectors, as needed by the S390 DASD (or whatever that was) partition
> format. I couldn't test it (obviously), but this was passed on to me by
> the debian/s390 folk. I am not sure if it could break something else,
> but the patch seems rather conservative.

All it does is return the "correct" number.

I have no idea what Parted should do with this number.

Any suggestions?

Should it affect the semantics of any I/O stuff?  Or should it just
be something that sits in struct _PedDevice that s390 / whoever cares
can peek at?


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