Subject: Re: The obvious inherent superiority of SVR4 device naming...
To: der Mouse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 12/23/1994 09:57:43
>Tagged? Tagged where? At least on the SPARC port, and indeed on all
>systems I've ever used, swap partitions are not tagged in any way
>anywhere, or at least don't have to be (though they are sometimes
>marked in /etc/fstab, more often they don't appear at all).
>If I configure a kernel "root on sd0a swap on sd0b and sd1b", I can
>expect sd0b and sd1b, whatever packs those happen to be part of, to be
>toasted as soon as the kernel tries to swap....
What about in the disk label?
# size offset fstype [fsize bsize cpg]
b: 32886 32886 swap # (Cyl. 58 - 115)
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