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From: Gregoire Favre <greg@ulima.unil.ch>
To: Philipp Matthias Hahn <pmhahn@titan.lahn.de>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Zip: what does that mean?
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 22:15:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20010615221557.A8085@ulima.unil.ch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20010614104350.A16562@ulima.unil.ch> <Pine.LNX.4.33.0106150836270.5555-100000@titan.lahn.de>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0106150836270.5555-100000@titan.lahn.de>; from pmhahn@titan.lahn.de on Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 08:40:57AM +0200

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On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 08:40:57AM +0200, Philipp Matthias Hahn wrote:

> Nothing. Somethings is reeding /proc/partitions which lists all known
> partitions. "fdisk" or "mount" do this.
> 
> When reading the file the kernel has to check the media in your zip-drive.
> Problem is, you havn't put in one. So there is no partition table to read
> and the kernel complains and returns the default values of a typical
> 100MB zip media.

Thanks for your answer, in fact, there was a media in my zip, but
without any partition (as I don't see any other reason than avoiding
those errors messages to make just one partition on my disk).

Thanks,
 
	Greg
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  reply	other threads:[~2001-06-15 20:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-14  8:43 Gregoire Favre
2001-06-15  6:40 ` Philipp Matthias Hahn
2001-06-15 20:15   ` Gregoire Favre [this message]
2001-06-15 20:33     ` Joshua Jore

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