Well, there goes Windows!

Andrey V. Elsukov bu7cher at yandex.ru
Mon Aug 22 04:50:40 UTC 2011

On 22.08.2011 4:00, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
> The larger problem is that this behavior means that destroying gparts sometimes doesn't work at
> all. For instance, if you have nested partitioning like MBR+BSD (or EBR) it is not possible to
> destroy the underlying MBR geom without committing the destruction of the BSD geom. This is
> because the MBR geom cannot be destroyed, even without committing, while it continues to have
> children, which it does due to the ghost geom for the BSD slice.

Actually you can destroy underlying MBR geom without committing, just use "force" flag.
But there is another problem, the metadata of nested scheme will not deleted and it might
appear again when you create new MBR and new partition in the same place.

WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov

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