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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] make kernel ignore bogus partitions
    "Mike Miller (OS Dev)" <mikem@beardog.cca.cpqcorp.net> wrote:
    >
    > Patch 1/1
    > Sometimes partitions claim to be larger than the reported capacity of a
    > disk device. This patch makes the kernel ignore those partitions.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Mike Miller <mike.miller@hp.com>
    > Signed-off-by: Stephen Cameron <steve.cameron@hp.com>
    >
    > Please consider this for inclusion.
    >
    >
    > fs/partitions/check.c | 5 +++++
    > 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+)
    >
    > --- linux-2.6.14/fs/partitions/check.c~partition_vs_capacity 2006-01-06 09:32:14.000000000 -0600
    > +++ linux-2.6.14-root/fs/partitions/check.c 2006-01-06 11:24:50.000000000 -0600
    > @@ -382,6 +382,11 @@ int rescan_partitions(struct gendisk *di
    > sector_t from = state->parts[p].from;
    > if (!size)
    > continue;
    > + if (from+size-1 > get_capacity(disk)) {
    > + printk(" %s: p%d exceeds device capacity, ignoring.\n",
    > + disk->disk_name, p);
    > + continue;
    > + }
    > add_partition(disk, p, from, size);
    > #ifdef CONFIG_BLK_DEV_MD
    > if (state->parts[p].flags)

    Shouldn't that be

    if (from+size > get_capacity(disk)) {

    ?

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