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Re: amiga-fdisk 0.4 and debian/potato boot floppies.

On Tue, Jan 25, 2000 at 09:28:16PM +0100, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > > So i guess best would be to have two binary package from amiga
> > > > fdisk, one called amiga-fdisk is to be used by everyone, the other,
> > > > called amiga-fdisk-boot-floppies, or something such is to be used by
> > > > the boot floppies folk.
> > > 
> > > Makes sense.
> > 
> > Isn't fdisk/amiga only used to get the partition data of the disks? In
> > this case, we could just make a very small version that does just this.
> No, boot-floppies no longer use fdisk -l to determine the partition data
> (that hack was used in 2.0 only). amiga-fdisk is present on the install
> ramdisk as a last resort method to repartition the disk.

huh ?

in boot floppies 2.2.4, modified so it would build stuff, the partition the
harddisk option of the menu tries to call cfdisk, which don't support amiga
partitions, at least on powerpc/apus.

Also is it exact that libfdisk is read only on amiga partitions ? If so, how
do you partition stuff on debian/m68k/amiga ?



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