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Re: [linux-lvm] fdisk and the LVM partition.



I registered 0x8E a long time ago.
Obviously nobody (including me ;-) took care of extending fdisk.
Could you go for it, please?

On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 09:34:18AM +0000, Tom Dawes-Gamble wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 	Is anyone actively pursuing getting the LVM partition ID
> "Registered"?
> 
> 	  I got a little tee-d off with the LVM partition showing 
> 'Unknown' so I fixed my fdisk with this patch to i386_sys_types.c
> 
> *** i386_sys_types.c    Fri Jan 19 09:30:07 2001
> --- i386_sys_types.c.new        Fri Jan 19 09:29:52 2001
> ***************
> *** 58,63 ****
> --- 58,64 ----
>         {0x85, N_("Linux extended")},
>         {0x86, N_("NTFS volume set")},
>         {0x87, N_("NTFS volume set")},
> +       {0x8e, N_("LVM Physical volume")}, /* LVM http://www.sistina.com/lvm/ */
>         {0x93, N_("Amoeba")},
>         {0x94, N_("Amoeba BBT")},       /* (bad block table) */
>         {0xa0, N_("IBM Thinkpad hibernation")},     
> 
> 
> 
> 	So now my fdisk knows about LVM partitions.
> 
> 	While checking that fdisk still worked correctly I was reminded
> the we used to use Partition type 'fe' but I guess that got stolen by LANstep. 
> 
> 	I changed the type of my 'fe' to '8e' and rebooted no problems.
> Though I guess I can't go back to my old and I mean "really" old kernel.  :-)
> 
> 	
> Regards,
> Tom.
> 
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