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Re: [PATCH] Add AIX disk support

From: Jeremy Katz
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add AIX disk support
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 22:55:40 -0400

On Sat, 2004-06-26 at 12:46 +1000, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 06:52:01PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > The attached patch adds support for probing/clobbering AIX disk labels.
> > These look a lot like MS-DOS, but are just different enough to cause
> > some problems unless they get detected and clobbered separately.  Useful
> > on various IBM ppc64 hardware that you can run Linux on.
> Are there any docs for these?

Not to my knowledge.  It was mostly a combination of observation and
Matt poking some people at IBM, if I remember correctly.

> Also, will this break pc98 support?

Not sure... if so, they haven't used any of our releases in the past
year.  I can't think of how it would from what I remember of pc98 stuff,

> Are there any pc98 users left?

That begs the first question of were there ever any to begin with ;)


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