Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: Sean Sullivan <sean@××××××××××.org>
To: Nathaniel McCallum <npmccallum@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o, gentoo-sparc@l.g.o, gentoo-alpha@l.g.o, gentoo-mips@l.g.o, gentoo-amd64@l.g.o, gentoo-hppa@l.g.o, gentoo-ia64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Gentoo Installer partitioning arch support
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 01:32:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Gentoo Installer partitioning arch support by Nathaniel McCallum
> > >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. Sean Sullivan -- gentoo-ppc-dev@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Gentoo Installer partitioning arch support Nathaniel McCallum <npmccallum@g.o>