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Re: [PATCH] Warn if MBR gap is small and user uses advanced modules

From: Javier Martinez Canillas
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Warn if MBR gap is small and user uses advanced modules
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:56:06 +0100
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Hello Daniel,

On 3/11/20 1:43 PM, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> Adding Michael, Mihai, Javier and Peter...
> Below you can find what more or less Vladimir and I agreed WRT small MBR
> gap. In general Vladimir convinced me to phase out small MBR gaps
> support gradually. This is first step in this journey. We think that we
> have to build some warnings into the code and extend documentation.
> Please chime in what you think about that...

I agree that is a good approach. And I'm happy to keep carrying the patch
that adds file/line to grub_error() in Fedora until we don't have the gap
size restriction anymore.

For Vladimir's patch, I see that you pointed out things so I'll wait for
v2 to do a review.

Best regards, -- 
Javier Martinez Canillas
Software Engineer - Desktop Hardware Enablement
Red Hat

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