Subject: Re: Work-in-progress "wedges" implementation
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/2004 16:08:04
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On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 03:19:17PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Sep 22, 2004, at 3:11 PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> >Since GPT is a flat partitioning, it
> >won't need them as much.
> Just a nit... GPT isn't totally flat... one GPT partition type is=20
> "MBR", which means an MBR is nested in there, go parse it.
How, uhm, "special."
> The EFI spec explicitly says that the partition discovery mechanism in=20
> EFI is generic, and implies generically-recursive when it talks about=20
> the MBR type... but then it later suggests that it's not recursive for=20
> all other GPT partition types because it's not necessary (since GPT has=
> an arbitrary number of partitions).
> Gotta love specs from Intel :-)
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