Subject: Re: Questions about 1.3
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/03/1997 10:37:27
Thus spake Todd Vierling
> : a	root
> : b	swap
> : c	whole disk
> : d	whole disk
> Here's something I need to ask.  I remember partition 'd' being the 'whole
> disk special' for old NetBSD-i386, contrasting with other ports, but is it
> now "'c' AND 'd'"? 

I believe the former was incorrect.  'c' is the MS-DOS partition, not the
whole disk.  Mind you, I think this is just conventional anyway.  If you
don't have a DOS partition you can use 'c' just like the rest.  Someone
will correct me if I am wrong.

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