[arch-releng] [PATCH 0/2] Fixes to disc capacity detection and automatic partitioning

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 17:06:35 EST 2009

On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Evangelos Foutras <foutrelis at gmail.com> wrote:
> First patch fixes a possible issue with SCSI drives (needs testing)
> Related bug report: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12949
> Second patch modifies the automatic partition preparation step of the
> installer to use MiB instead of MB, because most users (myself included)
> are more familiar with MiB (2^20 bytes) than with MB (10^6 bytes) and
> because that's what sfdisk (used for the actual partitioning) is expecting.

Just to be clear here - we are planning on replacing the old installer
with AIF in the near future (maybe even the next ISO), so fixes for
the old installer are probably not going to get merged unless they're
showstoppers for the release.

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