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

From: Olaf Hering
Date: Wed May 17 2006 - 15:02:48 EST

On Wed, May 17, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Mer, 2006-05-17 at 20:37 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > A big company who is all hot about Linux expressed no interrest so far
> > to make AIX volumes readable in Linux.
> All we want to know initially is how to correctly spot AIX volumes. As I

I dont have any more info about the layout.
The code for AIX in fdisk was added around 1999-03-20. So if anyone had
any trouble with matching the 4 byte at the beginning of the disks,
fdisk would do more or different checks before rejecting such a disk.
I'm not sure if fdisk was always the tool of choice, but its a good
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