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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 <email@example.com>
To: "Todd C. Miller" <Todd.Miller@courtesan.com>
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
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