Is repartitioning possible while one of the partitions is mounted?

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind1 at
Tue Aug 24 04:04:46 EDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-02 at 14:32 +0100, Tim Cussins wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just spotted post regarding upcoming Runtime Partitioning Support
> (
> After taking a cursory glance at the patch it's not immediately obvious
> ( uh, to me anyway :D ) whether you can create/delete partitions while
> a filesystem (e.g. rootfs) is mounted from another partition on the same
> mtd device.
> Under what conditions can you create/delete partitions?

I guess it is good idea to put the authors of that patch in CC, no?

I think this case should be handled. If it is not, the solution is not
very good. But this is just IMHO.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)

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