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Re: filesystem detection (was: Re: mkntfs -Q and libparted)

From: B.Hakvoort
Subject: Re: filesystem detection (was: Re: mkntfs -Q and libparted)
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 17:18:26 +0100

On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 16:21 +0100, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
> The solution is, _all_ mkfs.* utility must wipe _all_ other filesystem
> signatures on the partition. This is quite though and basically quite
> impossible to do efficiently _but_ even _trying_ could improve the
> situation a lot and it wouldn't be hard to do.

Shouldn't int ped_file_system_clobber (PedGeometry* geom)
take care of this?

I don't know if this 'clobbering' is perfect, but at least it solved the
reiserfs -> ntfs problem .

Thanks for your explanation :)


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