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    SubjectRe: Checking a USB drive's capacity
    Am Dienstag, 23. Dezember 2008 05:51:39 schrieb Robert Hancock:
    > It seems to me that the safest solution would be to mark USB storage
    > devices as unsafe for last-sector partition table probing, like some
    > kind of CAPACITY_DUBIOUS flag, causing it to be skipped on these
    > devices, at least by default. After all, it would seem quite unusual to
    > see anything other than a DOS-style partition table on a USB storage
    > device (or else no partition table at all).

    That would not help if user space (especially udev helpers) go for the end
    of the device.


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