Subject: Re: New fdisk program
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/30/2003 23:03:57
> I mean when you're editing the MBR partition table, there is a "type" 
> field in the slot.  Right now you have to know the decimal number of 
> the type in order to put a value in that field.

You still need to know the decimal number.
I did think about searching the text list somehow.

Maybe if the input wasn't numeric, all the entries that matxh the
text (case insignificant) could be displayed with their number
(to some maximum) and then reprompt.
An exact match could be put straight in.

Maybe next week...


David Laight: