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SubjectRe: [PATCH] efi: add option for MSR partition.
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2011/11/12 Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch@dell.com>:
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 10:52:55AM -0600, Namjae Jeon wrote:
>> After formatting GUID table on MS windows, MSR(Windows Reserved
>> Partition) is not visible on MS windows. But this partition is
>> visible in linux. User don't want to see the stranged partitin. So I
>> try to add option that user can select MSR partition to be visible
>> or not in linux.
>
> Hello Namjae.  Thank you for your patch, however, I do not agree with
> your reasoning.  I understand Windows wishes to hide this partition
> from its users.  That is entirely their choice.  Linux, on the other
> hand, has not hidden this partition from users since it GPT was first
> created over a decade ago.  Your patch changes user-visible
> behavior.  Furthermore, disk partitioning tools such as GNU Parted,
> which parse GPT, will be highly confused when the partition table on
> disk has indices 1..N, but /proc/partitions now reports indices
> 1..(N-1), where the first partition was skipped, and now the whole
> list is "off by one".
>
> As such, I cannot recommend your patch be applied.
Hi Matt.
Thanks for your opinion. I got your point.
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
>
> --
> Matt Domsch
> Technology Strategist
> Dell | Office of the CTO
>
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