Re: Partition check considered as error is breaking mounting in 2.6.27

From: Bob Copeland
Date: Fri Sep 12 2008 - 14:00:07 EST

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Alan Stern <stern@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I don't know if this change of behaviour in 2.6.27 is desired (not creating
>> partition nodes if its size exceeds media size).
> I have to believe that it _is_ desired. Why else would that commit
> have been merged?

Several people objected to similar patches when they were posted on
LKML in the past, usually for the reason "this breaks my forensics use
case." I guess no one objected this time around.

(I don't have an opinion, I'm just providing collective memory.)

Bob Copeland %%
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