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Re: grub mishandles corrupt/missing primary GPT

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: grub mishandles corrupt/missing primary GPT
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2013 23:36:14 +0100
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On 24.10.2013 20:17, Chris Murphy wrote:
> Yes it's just being silly. But the take away is that (partitioning) tools are 
> behaving wrongly if they understand GPT, yet ignore or can't fix problems 
> with either GPT. The spec only says software, it doesn't specify what 
> software, so I'm assuming partitioning tools. Obviously the kernel is 
> software, but it's not in a position to ask the user anything.
GRUB logic is that it should be able to read corrupted as far as it's
not too corrupted and let kernel/partitioning tool to do the permanent fix.

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