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Date:	Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:26:51 +0100
From:	Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@...cle.com>
To:	Karel Zak <kzak@...hat.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] partitions: use sector size for EFI GPT

On Mon, Nov 09 2009, Karel Zak wrote:
> Currently, kernel uses strictly 512-byte sectors for EFI GPT parsing.
> That's wrong.
> 
> UEFI standard (version 2.3, May 2009, 5.3.1 GUID Format overview, page
> 95) defines that LBA is always based on the logical block size. It
> means bdev_logical_block_size() (aka BLKSSZGET) for Linux.
> 
> This patch removes static sector size from EFI GPT parser.
> 
> The problem is reproducible with the latest GNU Parted:
> 
>  # modprobe scsi_debug dev_size_mb=50 sector_size=4096
> 
>   # ./parted /dev/sdb print
>   Model: Linux scsi_debug (scsi)
>   Disk /dev/sdb: 52.4MB
>   Sector size (logical/physical): 4096B/4096B
>   Partition Table: gpt
> 
>   Number  Start   End     Size    File system  Name     Flags
>    1      24.6kB  3002kB  2978kB               primary
>    2      3002kB  6001kB  2998kB               primary
>    3      6001kB  9003kB  3002kB               primary
> 
>   # blockdev --rereadpt /dev/sdb
>   # dmesg | tail -1
>    sdb: unknown partition table      <---- !!!
> 
> with this patch:
> 
>   # blockdev --rereadpt /dev/sdb
>   # dmesg | tail -1
>    sdb: sdb1 sdb2 sdb3
> 
> Signed-off-by: Karel Zak <kzak@...hat.com>

I have applied this patch with the division fixup, and 2/2 as well.
Thanks!

-- 
Jens Axboe

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