Bug#80325: Installer misreports partition numbers
> > > Still kernels should have BSD disklable support as well i think
Its neccessary for Solaris.
> > I would be more comfortable if you checked it against the kernel (or
> > fdisk, I guess) sources.
> extended partition will always follow primary partitions, following this
> will be BSD or solaris on a first come first serve basis.
> The previous patch i did always put BSD before SOLARIS which is wrong
But not quite- its ok with BSD
But look at this dmesg output:
hda: hda1 hda2! hda3 <solaris: [s0] hda5 [s1] hda6 [s2] hda7 [s7] hda8 > hda4 < hda9 hda10 hda11 hda12 hda13 > < hda14 hda15 hda16 hda17 >
I means what you see: BSD slices at the end, sol. after partition.
fdisk calls it /dev/hda7, mount /dev/hda11.
But Extended hda4 is hda4...
and this large swap partition gets "mkswapped" more than once (but not by debian linux):
/dev/hda3 * 783 1566 6288408 82 Linux (Auslagerung)
thats how a solaris partition with slices inside looks to linux.