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    > It is entirely possible to remove all partition table handling code
    > from the kernel. User space can figure out where the partitions
    > are supposed to be and tell the kernel.
    > For the initial boot this user space can be in an initrd,
    > or it could just be a boot parameter: rootdev=/dev/hda,
    > rootpartition:offset=N,length=L, rootfstype=ext3.

    Not if you want compatibility.


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