Re: [PATCH 2/5] Add aix lvm partitions support files

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon May 20 2013 - 19:39:32 EST

On Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:18:30 +0200 Philippe De Muyter <phdm@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> adding partitions/aix.h and partitions/aix.c
> Partitions (called Logical Volumes in AIX) can be non-contiguous or
> even split on more than one disk. Altough we detect such partitions,
> we cannot describe them to the Linux partitions layer, so we simply
> discard them and issue a diagnose message.

This description is rather hard to follow.

It appears that the new code permits Linux to access some types of AIX
partitions, but not other types, correct? If so, can we please provide
a more explicit description of which typesw are and are not supported?

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