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Re: Notification of new Solaris Fdisk Partition ID Identifier

From: Larry Lee
Subject: Re: Notification of new Solaris Fdisk Partition ID Identifier
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 15:51:04 -0800
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Andrew Clausen wrote:

Hi Larry,

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 04:24:29PM -0800, Larry Lee wrote:
- Please add this new identifier to any appropriate lists and update
any software that would be affected by this change.

I've done this for Parted.

- Please let me know of anyone else who should receive this announcement
so that I can contact them as well.

Andries Brouwer <address@hidden> maintains linux fdisk and a list of
partition IDs.
Thanks - I've already spoken with him and he has already incorporated the changes
in Linux's fdisk as well as his web page.

- Please contact me if you have amy questions or require any additional

This change is only relevant to DOS partition tables (as opposed to Sun
disk labels)?
If by DOS partition tables you mean the fdisk partition table that is stored in
the MBR then yes.

The Solaris disk label and vtoc, which is stored at block offset 1-2 inside the
Solaris partition is unaffected.



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