Subject: Re: mounting non-BSD partitions.
To: None <port-386@NetBSD.ORG, current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: John F. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/21/1997 12:05:49
Left out a couple of bits:

> There may be a more pleasant way.  As someone pointed out, device numbers are
> currently 16 bits, but they're stored in a 32 bit field.

And there was a desire to expand device numbers TO 32 bits before expanding
the number of partitions (to avoid crowding other fields).

> (or maybe fsck -3),

"fsck_ffs -c4".  Well, my heart was in the right place.