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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ident of whole-disk ext2 fs
On Tue, Dec 19, 2000 at 07:46:17PM +0100, Martin Dalecki wrote:
> Dnia Wto 19. Grudzie? 2000 18:45, Andries Brouwer napisa?:
> > But what if you just replace the "unknown partition table"
> > by "no recognized partition table"
> What about the more correct.
> hdd: no partition table
> There is no presumed "unknown" partition table at all
> when we can't recognize it.

That is more confusing. The user tends to believe such messages
and will start reformatting / fdisking etc, while in reality
the problem may be that she forgot to enable CONFIG_OSF_PARTITION
or so. (And there are also partition types, like AIX partition,
that the kernel currently has no support for.)

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