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Re: Minix subpartition support.

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Minix subpartition support.
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:00:15 +0100
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Fam Zheng wrote:
> Hi,
> As I'm trying around minix.mod, I found that if a partition is made
> with LINUX mkfs.minix, it's well supported by GRUB and can be
> recognized when root (hdX,Y).

> But when it comes to the partition minix is installed in, GRUB can't
> recognize any more,
> I think the reason is in this case the partition is subpartition'ed
> into three. Then how can I access the files in those subpartitions, do
> I have to modify the minix module?
minix.mod handles only minixfs. Partititions are handled by respective
partition modules. I've just merged subpartitions support. Since minix
subpartition is actually msdos subpartition it may work as is. Please test
> -- 
> Best Regards!
> Fam
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