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Re: bug qtparted Debian

From: Sven Luther
Subject: Re: bug qtparted Debian
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 13:10:06 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 12:21:51AM +0200, K.G. wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2005 21:29:09 +0200 Iván Blanco <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > When I run qtparted the console show me this message):
> > A bug has been detected in GNU parted.  Please email a bug report to
> > address@hidden containing the version (1.6.24) and the following
> > message:Assertion (metadata_length > 0) at
> > ../../libparted/disk_dos.c:1965 in function
> > add_logical_part_metadata() failed.
> > 
> > I using GNU/Linux Debian SID with kernel version 2.6.
> > If you want I send you more information about my hardware/software.
> Hi, 
> Thanks for your report.
> If you created your partition table with (whatever)Parted, or if you were
> doing some modification to it while this message occur, you should not
> write to the logical partitions anymore and you should save the data they
> contains mounting them read only, if there is important data on it. This
> is a known bug which has a greater probability to occur in 1.6.23 and 1.6.24
> than in previous versions, and is already fixed in last SVN parted version,
> so it will be fixed in 1.6.25. In the mean time it is safe to create logical 
> partitions, starting from an empty extended partition, using fdisk, or
> even parted if you put them on cylinder boundaries...

Euh, does this mean we need to do a 1.6.25 upload pretty soon ? 


Sven Luther

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