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Re: parted 1.6.11 assertion failure

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: parted 1.6.11 assertion failure
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2004 10:44:12 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040722i

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 10:18:15AM +0300, Meelis Roos wrote:
> BTW, if there are both msdos and sun partition tables on the disk,
> kernel and fdisk choose msdos partitions and parted chooses Sun
> disklabel as I wanted. I understand this might be a general problem of 2
> partition tables both existing on the disk, but maybe something can be
> done to eliminate the other table when a new tables is created? I solved
> the problem with dd if=/dev/zero by hand but it took some time to
> understand what's happening. Maybe parted should at least give a warning
> to the user when the creation of a disklable results in 2 disklabels
> being valid at once.

Parted nukes all existing partition tables it can recognize before
it writes a fresh one.


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