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Re: kernel

that was evident. Since most linux based distros don't include Atari
PTBL support in their kernels this won't help much, unfortunately.
Avoiding the PTBL incompatibilities by accessing the partitions directly
is still the better solution, IMHO.

If you forgot to include a 'without that silly bootblock', I'd actually
agree with you. :)
The main problem is simply nothing under Linux knows about PTBL, adding
that support would be quite a bit of work and all they would do is to just
ignore it anyway.

I must be missing something - surely adding Atari partition table support to distribution kernels on other architectures is not all that hard (you just have to check for Atari format _before_ you check for PC format, or check for the Atari magic number in the PC handler, and bail out if found)?

Getting the relevant people to add this may be harder, though.

So what PTBL support are you talking about?

Anyway, whatever happened to partition format handlers as modules ??


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