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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Only use MSDOS-Partitions by default on X86
On Tue, 6 May 2003, Russell King wrote:

> On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 05:32:52PM +0200, Jörn Engel wrote:
> > Maybe I was just thinking the wrong way. Given that my systems don't
> > use IDE, SCSI, a floppy or anything emulating one of them, like USB
> > storage or CF. I don't want MSDOS partitioning, but in fact, I don't
> > want any of the disk-centric code at all, fs/partitions is just a part
> > of that.
>
> Maybe introducing a CONFIG_DISK option and making partitioning as a whole
> depend on that ?

According to Alan it's nearly possible to configure the block layer out
entirely, which would be a good thing to associate with a CONFIG_DISK option
too.


Nicolas

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