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Subjectext2 trying to read last sector? [Re: Answer (Re: Cylinder limits jumper for drives over 32GB)]
Hi!

> > What happens? Currently booted linux sees partition table horribly
> > wrong and refusing to mount partitions that span last 8Gig. Where is
> > the FS destruction?
>
> You assume the worst and begin from there......
> Since I have not done this yet......I started from the worst
> possible view.

Well, I'm not sure ext2 behaves like that (it should with -o check,
which is now gone), but trying to read last sector of ext2 partition
on mount and refusing mount if it fails is not too hard.
Pavel
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