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Re: parted's cp command for FAT32, and LBA/CHS/NTLDR missing woes

From: Sven Luther
Subject: Re: parted's cp command for FAT32, and LBA/CHS/NTLDR missing woes
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 03:35:06 +0200
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On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 10:03:54AM +1000, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 11:18:51AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Could you print out the partition table?
> > 
> > BTW, i think it would be usefull to have new libparted functionality
> > to save/restore a partition table. Do you think this could be added
> > easily in the future ?
> I think it's a fair bit of work... you'd need to write code for
> each partition table type.

Just make it a partition table hook, and let each partition table implement it
independently (or not).

> > I know it is possible to realise such an utility as a libparted using
> > program,
> I don't think so.  libparted doesn't provide all information that
> is stored in the partition table.

But enough to regenerate a similar partition table ? At least it worked for
amiga partitoonatables :)

> > and that it would be necessary to determine a format for the
> > partition table values, or something such, but i think it would make
> > sense to add it to libparted as a partition table hook.
> Agreed.
> I'm accepting patches :)

Hehe. Post sarge though.


Sven Luther

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