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Re: [parted-devel] Extended partitions

From: leslie . polzer
Subject: Re: [parted-devel] Extended partitions
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 17:21:42 +0100
User-agent: mutt-ng/devel-r804 (Linux)

On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 11:37:10AM +0000, Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray wrote:

> >You are not supposed to select a partition, select is just for disks
> >(and loop devices).
> >
> >Parted allowing you to execute select on an extended partition number
> >is the problem...
> But one can successfully execute 'select' followed by 'print' on
> primary partitions. eg., I took the image of a swap partition using
> dd and Parted recognizes it as a 'file' device having a 'loop'
> disk-label.
Indeed.  Would you like to add support for extended partitions?
This might be non-trivial.


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