Re: [PATCH] ignore partition table on disks with AIX label

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed May 17 2006 - 08:50:53 EST

On Mer, 2006-05-17 at 10:13 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> dmesg will look like this:
> sda: [AIX] unknown partition table

You should check for the overlapping partitions as well. The label
itself may be left over if someone repartitions an ex-AIX disk. Simply
adding this test is going to give one or two people a nasty "where has
my data gone" kind of shock.

Having said that perhaps the IBM people can provide proper information
on how to detect/parse the AIX partition data ?


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