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Re: GPT name overflow

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: GPT name overflow
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 10:16:49 +1100
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On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 03:21:42PM -0600, address@hidden wrote:
> > it doesn't seem like it's going to have general utility...
> > (WTF is a diagnostic partition?  does anyone other than
> > compaq have one?)
> > 
> > So, I'd lean towards compaq-diag.
> Yes, Dell does too, type 0xDE.  It's generally 30-50MB, got a FAT16 file
> system on it, and you get to it by pressing <F10> or something during POST.
> We stick customer-runnable diagnostic software on there to help figure out
> what hardware component broke. :-)

Makes sense.

BTW: do you also have "suspend to disk" partitions?

Do you think "dell" and "suspend"/"diag" flags wopuld
be better than dell-suspend and dell-diag?


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