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Re: ext2fs in a BSD slice

From: Jochen Hoenicke
Subject: Re: ext2fs in a BSD slice
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 10:02:02 +0100 (MET)

Hello Cedric,

On Dec 18, Cedric Ware wrote:
> I have installed FreeBSD (4.2-RELEASE) and Linux (Debian 2.2r2) in
> the same BSD slice, and I am using GRUB to boot them.  However, each
> of them uses its native filesystem (ufs/ffs and ext2fs respectively)
> and I noticed that GRUB would only mount the ext2 subpartition if it
> was marked as "other".
> Although FreeBSD did not assign a special code to ext2 subpartitions,
> both NetBSD and OpenBSD seem to agree on 17 for that use.  I propose
> the following patch, inspired from /usr/include/sys/disklabel.h in
> Net and Open.

Thanks for your report.  Your patch looks good.  I applied it and
commited it to the CVS repository.


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