Re: Bug#443272: Partitions detected with mac-fdisk, but not with partman.
reassign libparted1.7-1 1.7.1-5.1
On Monday 05 November 2007, Charles Plessy wrote:
> I attached the hardware-summary to this mail to be more complete. My
> machine is a bi-G5 powermac with a new 500 Gb hard drive that contains a
> fresh OS X (10.4) installation and a lot of free space to do some real
> work with Debian.
> I tested with a Ubuntu 6.10 live, because I am not aware of a Debian live
> CD which boots on G5 machines.
> root@ubuntu:~# parted /dev/sda
> GNU Parted 1.7.1
Good. Same version of parted we have in Debian.
> Using /dev/sda
> Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands.
> (parted) print
> Error: The partition's data region doesn't occupy the entire partition.
> Ignore/Cancel? i
This error must be what's causing partman to not recognize the disk.
> Disk /dev/sda: 500GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
> Partition Table: mac
> Number Start End Size File system Name Flags
> 1 0.51kB 32.8kB 32.3kB primary
> 3 457GB 457GB 134MB hfs+ primary
> 4 457GB 500GB 42.7GB hfsx primary
> It seems that something in this partition table makes parted
OK. That clearly makes it an issue the libparted maintainers should look at.
However, it may very well be that the parted maintainers will need help
from a powerpc porter to trace and resolve this issue.