Bug 9222 - fdisk manpage does not mentions -b option
fdisk manpage does not mentions -b option
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-02-08 10:32 EST by schulz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-06 16:17:33 EST
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Description schulz 2000-02-08 10:32:59 EST
fdisk (util-linux-2.9w-24.rpm) does need a blocksize option when used
on e.g. magneto-optical disks with 2048byte-sectors.

The manpage for fdisk does not mention -b option needed therefore,
which lead me to several hours of work in vain.

I know you can do it better!
Comment 1 Erik Troan 2001-02-06 16:17:27 EST
This was fixed by 7.0; didn't check 6.2.

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