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-rw-r--r--block/partitions/efi.c7
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/block/partitions/efi.c b/block/partitions/efi.c
index 1eb09ee..a8287b4 100644
--- a/block/partitions/efi.c
+++ b/block/partitions/efi.c
@@ -222,11 +222,16 @@ check_hybrid:
* the disk size.
*
* Hybrid MBRs do not necessarily comply with this.
+ *
+ * Consider a bad value here to be a warning to support dd'ing
+ * an image from a smaller disk to a larger disk.
*/
if (ret == GPT_MBR_PROTECTIVE) {
sz = le32_to_cpu(mbr->partition_record[part].size_in_lba);
if (sz != (uint32_t) total_sectors - 1 && sz != 0xFFFFFFFF)
- ret = 0;
+ pr_debug("GPT: mbr size in lba (%u) different than whole disk (%u).\n",
+ sz, min_t(uint32_t,
+ total_sectors - 1, 0xFFFFFFFF));
}
done:
return ret;