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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.0 breaks grub install into partition
On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Jul 2000, Khimenko Victor wrote:
>
> >can do privileged oprations just fine. If there are NO way to do so
> >via /dev/hda1 it'll be acceptable if it's reliable doable via /dev/hda1 at
> >least (it'll require quite a lot of changes in GRUB but if it's the only
> >choice then...).
>
> Writing through /dev/hda1 instead of /dev/hda when you want to write to
> the bootsector of the first partition will fix your problems in 2.2.x and
> 2.4.x with ext2 (and I guess that's what lilo does just now). It shouldn't
> be too hard for you to change this.

Do we run into the same aliasing issues if the fs doesn't reside on
/dev/hda1 itself but on a block dev on top of it - like /dev/md0 or a
logical volume -, or does the current raid/LVM code already take care of
those cases?

Regards,

Daniel.

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