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Re: patches for dvhtool

To: Guido Guenther <>
Subject: Re: patches for dvhtool
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 23:40:54 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from on Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 09:18:58AM +0200
References: <> <> <>
On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 09:18:58AM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:

> > I've applied your patches with exception of the debug junk and the
> > partition ID stuff - the values for the prtition ids exceed the maximum
> > value and we don't have assigned partition ids anyway.
> Fdisk created the linux partitions with 0x83 which is the same as on
> i386. Any reasons why we can't use them?

The permitted number space for partition types is only 0 - 15.  Don't ask
me why - it's not important anywyay imho and so there is no reason to
use the same partition ids as for PC-style partitions.


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