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SubjectRe: Partitions: Amiga RDB partition on 2 TB disk way too big, while OK in AmigaOS 4.1
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Hi Joanne,

On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 11:06 PM, jdow <jdow@earthlink.net> wrote:
> I've asked Martin for a digital copy of his RDBs and what he thinks the
> partition(s) should look like. I should also be told whether the disk
> is supposed to be solely Amiga OSs or not. I gather it's not.

His RDB is attached to https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43521

> (And for God's sake do NOT implement the two virus storage tools within
> the RDBs, the RDB encapsulated filesystems and the RDB encapsulated
> driver code. I worried about that potential since RDBs were first
> introduced. Oddly I never heard of them being used. So I kept quiet
> about it. These days those facilities could be extended to use signing
> and validation certificates, I suppose.)

JFYI, I used the former to store my MultiUser File System ;-)

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
                        Geert

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