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Re: A parted bug ??

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: A parted bug ??
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 08:28:25 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040722i

On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 10:16:56PM -0800, Edward wrote:
> I am not sure if this is a parted bug.
> I had Windows 2000 on FAT32.
> After I resize my fat32 boot partition with
> parted(v1.6.16), windows 2000 can not be booted.
> I checked BPB of fat32 bootsector, I found parted
> change Sectors Per Track(offset 0x18) and Number of
> Heads(offset 0x1A) to FF FF FF FF.
> Then I modified the 4 bytes to 3F 00 FF 00 and windows
> 2000 can be booted.

Oops!  When I made Parted's fat resizer preserve CHS stuff, I forgot to
get it to copy over the data to new_fs_info.  I wished C warned about
uninitialized struct entries.

Fixed in CVS now.


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