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Re: 1.4.4 doesnt recognize all pdisk partitions

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: 1.4.4 doesnt recognize all pdisk partitions
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2000 15:58:06 -0200

Olaf Hering wrote:
> You don't have to create these partition types, but you should display
> them. Maybe one wants to create 2 partitions of one existing partition.

It's not that simple.  If it's really a free partition, then you are
allowed to make other partitions on top of it.  If it's a used partition
(with data) then you can't.
> I did not try what parted would do in this case, but I guess such
> partitions would disapear on write.

Not quite.  Parted creates free-space partitions for all free space,
as well (Mac partition tools expect free-space partitions).  However,
Parted will mangle them lots!
> > > Please don't ignore these partitions when the name is not "Extra".
> >
> > Ethan/anyone: is this reasonable?  Are there any other names we should
> > check for?
> I noticed only "Extra" as name for the last partition
> .

Yeah, but that doesn't rule out other programs...

Andrew Clausen

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