Bug 162719 - Restore BLKRRPART semantics
Restore BLKRRPART semantics
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-07-07 20:11 EDT by Bob Miller
Modified: 2008-10-02 10:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-02 10:03:34 EDT
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Patch to fix BLKRRPART ioctl (742 bytes, patch)
2005-07-07 20:13 EDT, Bob Miller
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Description Bob Miller 2005-07-07 20:11:09 EDT
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Description of problem:
The code for BLKRRPART ioctl was changed to return -EIO when no partitions 
were found.  THis breaks some partitioning programs.  The attached patch fixes 
the problem.  The patch was accepted into the mainline linux kernel 2.6.10. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the disk with a partitioning program that doesn't support -EIO as an 

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Comment 1 Bob Miller 2005-07-07 20:13:05 EDT
Created attachment 116496 [details]
Patch to fix BLKRRPART ioctl
Comment 2 Doug Ledford 2008-10-02 10:03:34 EDT
This was fixed some time ago (I have no idea when).  Closing out.

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