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Re: parted 1.6.11 assertion failure

From: Szakacsits Szabolcs
Subject: Re: parted 1.6.11 assertion failure
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 10:17:41 +0200 (MEST)

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 03:52:48PM +0300, Meelis Roos wrote:
> > Error: Can't have a partition outside the disk!
> > A bug has been detected in GNU parted.  Please email a bug report to
> > address@hidden containing the version(1.6.11) and the following
> > message:Assertion (disk != NULL) at ../../libparted/disk.c:1037 in
> > function ped_disk_next_partition() failed.
> > 
> > The background is that I really do have a partition bigger than the disk
> > (previous Linux kernels disabled host protected area, newer ones don't
> > so my extra 34M are gone from the end of the disk). I decided to fix the
> > partitions and got this warning while starting parted (qtparted frontend
> > actually). It still works, just gives the assertion failure.
> Does normal parted give the same error message?

If it didn't then it would be a parted bug. But I bet it gives. 

However the given condition isn't a parted bug but a caught inconsistency.


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