More than 7 partitions on the SD

Kees Jongenburger kees.jongenburger at
Sun Mar 15 12:32:29 CET 2009

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 11:33 PM, Pietro m0nt0 Montorfano <monto84 at
> wrote:

> Il giorno sab, 14/03/2009 alle 21.20 +0100, Kees Jongenburger ha
> scritto:
> > Hello Pietro,
> >
> [snip]
> > This problem was also discussed on the LKML, but with no actual result
> >
> >
> >
> > Greetings
> Thanks for the info, i'll watch that topic!
> Just one question, why i've saw /dev/sdaz ? I work with storages like
> SAN and some of our customer are using linux, considering a multipath
> environment (1 LUN 4 path) and a multipathing software the 16 sd* device
> limit is easily reached, but i'm sure that i've saw devices
> like /dev/sdaz which are teorically impossible to be created reading the
> spec file. It was a RHEL, various version with the default kernel and
> i'm quite sure that the multipath sw didn't patch anything, so, how is
> this possible?
> This is different in that it uses the SCSI subsystem v.s directly MMC
If you put our 7+ parditioned MMC/SD card in a usb card reader you should
see you can access all the partitions.

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