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SubjectRe: moving affs + RDB partition support to staging? (was: Re: Moving unmaintained filesystems to staging)
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Hi Michael.

Michael Schmitz - 25.06.18, 09:53:
> OK, I'll prepare a patch and submit it to linux-block for review. I'll
> have to refer to your testing back in 2012 since all I can test is
> whether the patch still allows partition tables on small disks to be
> recognized at this time (unless Adrian has a 2 TB disk and a
> SATA-SCSI bridge to test this properly on).

Thank you very much.

I believe the testing I did is still valid.

Feel free to include any parts of the description of the test I made
back then into your patch description as you see it as relevant for it.

Also feel free to include my Tested-By: (probably with a hint the test
was in 2012).

I am not sure I am ready to permanently let go of (some of) the hardware
I still have collected, but at some time I may. I do have SATA-SCSI
bridges. That A4000T I have here probably could be a nice Debian m68k
build host.

Thanks,
Martin

>
> Cheers,
>
> Michael
>
> Am 24.06.18 um 21:06 schrieb Martin Steigerwald:
> > Hi.
> >
> > Michael Schmitz - 27.04.18, 04:11:
> >> test results at https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43511
> >> indicate the RDB parser bug is fixed by the patch given there, so
> >> if
> >> Martin now submits the patch, all should be well?
> >
> > Ok, better be honest than having anyone waiting for it:
> >
> > I do not care enough about this, in order to motivate myself
> > preparing the a patch from Joanne Dow´s fix.
> >
> > I am not even using my Amiga boxes anymore, not even the Sam440ep
> > which I still have in my apartment.
> >
> > So RDB support in Linux it remains broken for disks larger 2 TB,
> > unless someone else does.
> >
> > Thanks.
>
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Martin


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