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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 1 of 2 - When a partition is claimed, claim the whole device for partitioning.
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 12:35:57PM +1000, NeilBrown wrote:
> ### Comments for ChangeSet
> Current devices can be 'claimed' by filesystems (when mounting) or
> md/raid (when being included in an array) or 'raw' or ....
> This stop concurrent access by these systems.
> However it is still possible for one system to claim the whole device
> and a second system to claim one partition, which is not good.
> With this patch, when a partition is claimed, the whole device is
> claimed for partitioning. So you cannot have a partition and the
> whole devices claimed at the same time (except if the whole device
> is claimed for partitioning).

Ok, this answers my question in the first mail...

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