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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 <tron%zhadum.org.uk@localhost>
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.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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