[klibc] Re: Exporting which partitions to md-configure
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jan 30 17:42:45 PST 2006
Neil Brown wrote:
> 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.
What about non-DOS partitions?
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