RE: Partitioned loop device..

From: Dimitry V. Ketov (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 03:59:43 EST

> There is no difference. What makes /dev/loop1a worse than
> /dev/hda1? It's just block devices, that's it.
Yes, it is. But I meant its still impossible to use legacy fdisk to
create that DM mapped partitions (or am I wrong?)

> I have hopes that the entire partitioning code etc will be
> ripped out in 2.7 in favour of full userspace discovery + DM,
> and that MD will hit the same fate...
MD - did you mean metadisks (software raids?)

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