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Re: bin/45191 (newfs_v7fs(8) doesn't work on a disk partition)

The following reply was made to PR bin/45191; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matthias Scheler <>
Subject: Re: bin/45191 (newfs_v7fs(8) doesn't work on a disk partition)
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 07:48:15 +0100

 On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 02:15:04PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
 >  On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 06:35:02AM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
 >   >>  Also, now it's looking to me like the change I made yesterday
 >   >>  shouldn't have had any effect at all, so I really don't get it.
 >   >  
 >   >  I just realized I made one more change:
 >   >  I changed the offset of the partition to 65 to avoid conflicts with
 >   >  the superblock as suggested by UCHIYAMA-san.
 >  Could you try reverting my change and see if that affects the
 >  behavior? (I don't have a 32-bit test setup any more...)
 Reverting your commit doesn't change the behavior. The real problem
 seems to have that"newfs_v7fs" tried to overwrite the disk label
 because the partition started at offset 63. I'm therefore going
 to close this PR.
 >  In the meantime the warning message about mmap has been removed, btw.
 This seems to have been done.
        Kind regards
 Matthias Scheler                        

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