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Bug#80325: Installer misreports partition numbers

Glenn McGrath <bug1@optushome.com.au> writes:

> What i really need you to do is compile a kernel with BSD partition
> support,

Better yet, use the kernel-image-2.2.18pre21 in Potato, which is also
the kernel used in the vanilla set of rescue/root/driver disks.

> and do "cat /proc/partitions" and then compare the kernels list
> of partitions with libfdisks idea of partitions.

That would be great.

> If they both list all 15 partitions and in a different order then
> libfdisk should be corrected to behave the same way as the kernel.

Glen, do you agree with my conclusion that the idepci and compact
kernels not having BSD disklabel support is a nasty bug on those

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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