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Old 04-04-2008, 11:32 PM
Holger Levsen
Default Bug#474321: Fwd: patch for gpart to support Windows XP NTFS

package: gpart
severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-CC: <debian.y.h.xu@gmail.com>, davidc@debian.org, debian-devel@lists.debian.org, lyxz_see@163.com

---------- Forwarded Message ----------

Subject: patch for gpart to support Windows XP NTFS
Date: Friday 04 April 2008 16:33
From: "Trace Green" <debian.y.h.xu@gmail.com>
To: michail@brzitwa.de
Cc: davidc@debian.org, debian-devel@lists.debian.org, lyxz_see@163.com

Hello, I hacked gpart, and now gpart v0.1a just support NTFS NT/2000
filesystem, If you use Windows XP, you can not use gpart to try to repair
ntfs filesystem. The patch is very simple, and i have tested Windows XP
profressional with service pack 2. please test the patch in attachment.

diff -Nur old/src/gm_ntfs.c new/src/gm_ntfs.c
--- old/src/gm_ntfs.c 2008-04-04 22:23:55.000000000 +0800
+++ new/src/gm_ntfs.c 2008-04-04 22:25:02.000000000 +0800
@@ -73,9 +73,11 @@
return (1);
size = NTFS_GETU64(d->d_sbuf + 0x28);

+#if 0
size /= clusterfactor;
size *= clustersize;
size /= d->d_ssize;

* look for an additional backup boot sector at the end of

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