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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] fs/partition/msdos: Fix unusable extended partition for > 512B sector
On 03/11/2010 02:06 PM, Daniel Taylor wrote:
>
> BIOS failures prior to loading the kernel are not Linux'
> responsibility. Confused BIOS will still fail, even if the
> patch is not implemented, so how does that effect the
> acceptance of a patch that fixes post-boot behavior?
>

I didn't say it does.

>>
>> I would consider this a bugfix. As such, it should be pushed outside
>> the merge window.
>>

Just in case I wasn't clear enough -- this patch is a bugfix and should
be pushed upstream as long as it is technically ready.

-hpa


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