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bug#35073: New bug?

From: Brian C. Lane
Subject: bug#35073: New bug?
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2019 15:09:34 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.3 (2019-02-01)

On Mon, Apr 01, 2019 at 08:08:33PM +0000, Arno - wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not sure if this is a bug or a wrong partition table or something else.
> Please read and can you give me advise what to do next?
> I'm resizing and moving partitions.
> First when starting gparted (systemrescuecd 5.3.2) I got
> Assertion (metadata_length > 0) [....] in function 
> add_logical_part_metadata() failed.
> and gparted doesn't start
> Upgraded to systemrescuecd 6.0.2
> gparted (0.33.0) starts but I can't resize the last partition.
> parted (version 3.2, option p) displays
> Error: Can't have the end before the start! (start sector=83890176 length=0)
> fdisk -lu is ok as far as I can see. Starts and ends of partitions are 
> ascending. All data accesible.

extended partitions are supposed to have at least 1 sector for metadata.
Some partitioning tools don't enforce this, and parted does so you get
an assertion until you recreate the partition layout.

Brian C. Lane (PST8PDT)

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