Subject: Re: bin/21027: fdisk is missing an option to avoid displaying extended partition data
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/06/2003 20:06:20
> > Multiple extended partitions are illegal.
> You mean, multiple extended partitions in the MBR ?

Yep - not allowed...
> Sure, but it should allow to read them. I'm almost sure I already seen theses

Indeed, but it doesn't need to be the default - especially if they aren't
present.  IIRC my fdisk will display the nested extended partition list
if given -v (or maybe -vv) or if the extended partition is badly formatted.


David Laight: