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Re: Does core.img have a magic signature?

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Does core.img have a magic signature?
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 22:29:41 +0300
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01.06.2016 20:12, Mike Fleetwood пишет:
> Hi,
> I would like to know if it is possible to recognise core.img when
> written to a disk, especially written to a BIOS Boot partition (type
> GUID 21686148-6449-6E6F-744E-656564454649)?  Is there a signature that
> can be checked?

Not really. You can look at bootinfoscript that contains some heuristic
to detect and parse core.img. Having self-identifying core.img would
actually be good.

> I'm a GParted developer and I am investigating being able to detect and
> report such partitions containing core.img.
> Thanks,
> Mike
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