[klibc] Re: Exporting which partitions to md-configure

Neil Brown neilb at suse.de
Mon Jan 30 17:10:32 PST 2006

On Monday January 30, hpa at zytor.com wrote:
> Any feeling how best to do that?  My current thinking is to export a 
> "flags" entry in addition to the current ones, presumably based on 
> "struct parsed_partitions->parts[].flags" (fs/partitions/check.h), which 
> seems to be what causes md_autodetect_dev() to be called.

I think I would prefer a 'type' attribute in each partition that
records the 'type' from the partition table.  This might be more
generally useful than just for md.
Then your userspace code would have to look for '253' and use just
those partitions.


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