installer integration

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Tue Jan 24 09:18:25 GMT 2006

On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 09:32:35PM -0500, Phillip Susi wrote:
> Now that I think about it, I think partman itself will need modified. 
> It probably currently writes the partition table to the disk and uses 
> the ioctl to ask the kernel to re-read it.  This will not work on dm 
> devices.  Instead partman will have to realize when it is working with 
> dm devices, and instead invoke dmraid -ay to detect the changed 
> partition table.

That will require a change in parted (libparted/linux.c, probably); the
ioctl is done there.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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