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

On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 9:53 AM Michael Schmitz <> wrote:
> OK, I'll prepare a patch and submit it to linux-block for review. I'll

Thanks a lot!

> 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).

Sparse file and loopback mounting with losetup --partscan?

> Am 24.06.18 um 21:06 schrieb Martin Steigerwald:
> > Michael Schmitz - 27.04.18, 04:11:
> >> test results at
> >> 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.



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In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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