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SubjectRe: Sparc disk and UFS
>>>>> "Miguel" == Miguel de Icaza <miguel@roxanne.nuclecu.unam.mx> writes:

>> I ran fdisk on it, and verified that idea. Is there another
>> module I need in order to use Sparc SCSI disks? I thought the
>> Linux-Sparc team would have had to have solved this already.

Miguel> Make sure your kernel is compiled with sun disklabel code
Miguel> enabled (CONFIG_SUN_PARTITION).

I just searched arch/sparc, arch/i386, fs, and fs/ufs, and I found no
references to CONFIG_SUN_PARTITION. I saw quite a few CONFIG_SUN tags,
all under the arch/sparc directory, but none having to do with partitions.

Anyway I am thinking I may have been misunderstood. Down the road I
may want to read my Sparc disks on a Sparc, but right now I'd like to
read them on my SCSI PC. I answered yes to all disklabel questions
presented to me in my i486 architecture build of my current 2.0.0
kernel. That's the kernel which can't read the Sparc disks.

So, I am beginning to think this has not been done (?).

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