[Bug 36846] Re: The filesystem type of a volume is identified incorrectly.
launchpad.net.tormod at xoxy.net
Wed Sep 27 22:24:32 UTC 2006
A way to "fix" the partition, so that it doesn't get detected as a
msdos/vfat partition, is to take away the msdos magic:
echo "T" | sudo dd of=/dev/hda5 seek=510 count=1 bs=1
(where hda5 is the misdetected partition of course)
If you for any reason would like the msdos magic back:
echo "U" | sudo dd of=/dev/hda5 seek=510 count=1 bs=1
The origin of the problem is that the libvolume.c checks for a vfat
partition (and is happy with the magic match) before it checks for e.g.
a ext2/3 partition.
The filesystem type of a volume is identified incorrectly.
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