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Bug #10048

fdisk: use /boot/pmbr if possible

Added by Toomas Soome 8 months ago. Updated 7 months ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2018-12-07
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
(Total: 0.00 h)
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

the current fdisk is using /usr/lib/fs/ufs/mboot for MBR code, which is from pre-grub era and we really do not use it any more, since grub is using its own stage1 file and loader is using pmbr.


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Feature #10049: mboot: mboot is no longer neededClosedToomas Soome

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Precedes illumos gate - Bug #10059: fdisk: removal of duplicated endian conversion macrosNew2018-12-102018-12-10

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#1

Updated by Gergő Mihály Doma 7 months ago

  • Precedes Bug #10059: fdisk: removal of duplicated endian conversion macros added
#2

Updated by Electric Monk 7 months ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed

git commit 13b70267be56f36cbbc54ef71e13714ad820ad22

commit  13b70267be56f36cbbc54ef71e13714ad820ad22
Author: Toomas Soome <tsoome@me.com>
Date:   2018-12-13T16:19:49.000Z

    10048 fdisk: use /boot/pmbr if possible
    Reviewed by: Gergő Mihály Doma <domag02@gmail.com>
    Reviewed by: Andy Fiddaman <omnios@citrus-it.co.uk>
    Approved by: Dan McDonald <danmcd@joyent.com>

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