Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: Nathaniel McCallum <npmccallum@g.o>
To: Sean Sullivan <sean@××××××××××.org>
Cc: gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Gentoo Installer partitioning arch support
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 01:52:08
Message-Id: 1082685085.17424.7.camel@aquinas.natemccallum.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Gentoo Installer partitioning arch support by Sean Sullivan
On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 21:29 -0500, Sean Sullivan wrote:
> > > > > >The plan was to originally use parted (which I still prefer). I made an > >ebuild for redhat's parted python bindings (in bugzilla), but it isn't > >in portage yet (needs a patch and version bump on parted). HOWEVER, I > >don't believe parted supports all arches. Specifically, I believe > >parted has "minors" hard coded as type int, which doesn't work on one > >arch (I believe alpha) as it uses letter based minors. I could be wrong > >though... But to your knowledge parted DOES work on ppc? Anyone else? > >Does parted work on your arch? Thanks! > > > >Nathaniel > > > > > > parted-1.6.6 built clean and seems to perform well on my iBook.
It is possible to make the boot partition with parted (as oppossed to mac-fdisk)? Nathaniel

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