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Bug#380226: NTFS (partition) not recreated correctly after resize:incorrect start sector



Hi Ben,

Thanks for working on this issue.

On Wednesday 28 February 2007 01:52, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> This is not a bug in libparted; parted_server is simply not specifying
> the correct constraint for the resize operation.

Can you please explain in plain English how you arrived at that conclusion 
and what the patch you propose is supposed to do?
The problem here is that it we have very little opportunity to test 
this "in the wild" and thus need a solid analysis in order to commit it.

> This patch might fix parted_server, but I don't know how to test it.

If you want to test this yourself, take a look at my post
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=380226;msg=80
which contains a test script that does what partman does in a simplified 
form. It still needs to be run inside the installer though.

I'll give your patch a try myself too.

Cheers,
FJP

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