Subject: Re: Questions about 1.3
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/1997 18:05:38 (Paul Goyette) writes:

>On the mac68k port, the "d" partition almost always ends up as the
>partition that holds the MacOS driver code, so it is basically unusable to
>NetBSD.  Thus, mac68k is also limited to six usable partitions per disk.

Strictly speaking, it's 7 usable partitions per disk.  Partition b isn't
magically reserved for swap.

Christoph Badura

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