Subject: Re: Proposal about disklabels
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2005 12:23:45
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 08:58:27PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> Reinoud's patch is somewhat reasonable...
> subr_disk_mbr.c:readdisklabel() is the only version of that function
> that does not return "no disk label" when no label is found, as far
> as I can tell.
> What, exactly, depends on the semantics of it NOT returning that
Since the message gets written to the console, you get an annoying message
every time you access a 'vnd' disk that contains a single filesystem,
a raidframe partition that isn't subdivided, or a CD or ....
You also don't actually want the lack of a disklablel to be an error either.
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org