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Bug 162719 - Restore BLKRRPART semantics
Summary: Restore BLKRRPART semantics
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Doug Ledford
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-08 00:11 UTC by Bob Miller
Modified: 2008-10-02 14:03 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-10-02 14:03:34 UTC
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Patch to fix BLKRRPART ioctl (deleted)
2005-07-08 00:13 UTC, Bob Miller
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Description Bob Miller 2005-07-08 00:11:09 UTC
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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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How reproducible:

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

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bob Miller 2005-07-08 00:13:05 UTC
Created attachment 116496 [details]
Patch to fix BLKRRPART ioctl

Comment 2 Doug Ledford 2008-10-02 14:03:34 UTC
This was fixed some time ago (I have no idea when).  Closing out.

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