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

> > 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.
The best software in life is free (not shareware)! Pavel
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