Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 162719
Restore BLKRRPART semantics
Last modified: 2008-10-02 10:03:34 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the disk with a partitioning program that doesn't support -EIO as an
Created attachment 116496 [details]
Patch to fix BLKRRPART ioctl
This was fixed some time ago (I have no idea when). Closing out.