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Re: patch to correct order of network setup items

* Tollef Fog Heen <tollef@add.no> [2002-09-13 10:02]:
> * Michael Cardenas 
> | Great! Where should I look? Is it part of anna? 
> No, there is something in the attic of tools/ddetect

There are, at least, two methods for hard drive detection.
* with parted
* with discover

For parted, you can look at the source of partprobe
and in autopartkit

For libdiscover, you can look here :
or in 

Discover parse /proc/* entry.
parted use ioctl to find disks.

I don't know what is the best tool, and if they work fine on others archs,
and on Debian GNU/Hurd and Debian/xBSD.

And last thing, next version of discover (discover2) will use better
approach to these problems : there will be a generic api and different
functions for each OS. Yan can find some old devel sources at :


and release status at :


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