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Re: GPT size-of-disk conflict?

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: GPT size-of-disk conflict?
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 08:50:23 +1100
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On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 03:40:27PM -0600, address@hidden wrote:
> I was just thinking about this yesterday.  Take, for example you dd from a
> 9GB disk to your brand new 15Krpm 145GB disk.

Where?!  Can I have one?!  *grin*

> You really want parted to
> move the alternate GPT stuff to the end of the disk, and let you make more
> partitions to fill that space, and not be constrained by what the header
> *thinks* is the end of the disk.  So, I'd say, for the case where
> dev->length-1 > AlternateLBA, just move it and say so.

And zero out the old one?  (Think what happens if you dd back...)


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