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Re: i386/563: bug report: bugs/interface problems within fdisk



The following reply was made to PR i386/563; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Julian Fondren <julian_(_at_)_imaji_(_dot_)_net>
To: "Todd C. Miller" <Todd_(_dot_)_Miller_(_at_)_courtesan_(_dot_)_com>
Cc: gnats_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Subject: Re: i386/563: bug report: bugs/interface problems within fdisk 
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 1998 13:11:03 -0500 (CDT)

 Oh, I wasn't aware that unused means that it takes no space. Why must it
 exist? In fdisk I set it's size to 0, and it does not appear to exist
 now.
 
 
 On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, Todd C. Miller wrote:
 
 > No, you should not be able to delete 'c'.  That partition *must* exist.
 > It is marked as "unused" by default and so takes up no space.
 > In 2.4 the disklabel editor will be a bit better about getting
 > free space correct; right now it is possible to confuse it.
 > 
 >  - todd
 


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