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Re: Fixing grub-probe to work with user-space part stores

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Fixing grub-probe to work with user-space part stores
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 20:02:34 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:53:25PM +0200, Jeremie Koenig wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 01:20:57AM +0200, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 08:00:24PM +0200, Jérémie Koenig wrote:

> > > The second one, which I favor and am working on so far, would be
> > > to enumerate the _grub_ devices, and use get_storage_info() on
> > > them too.
> > 
> > Not sure what you mean by using get_storage_info() on GRUB
> > devices?...
> I mean we enumerate the "whole disk" devices from the devices.map, use
> get_storage_info() on them and compare the result with the storage
> information for the looked up file.
> If both use the same underlying device, we use grub's own partition
> information to find the one which contains the file, then cook a
> /dev/hdXsY device name for it.

OK, this is what I understood from the IRC discussion. Just wanted to
make sure we are on the same track here -- the explanation in the
previous mail wasn't really clear :-)


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