Subject: Re: Questions about 1.3
To: Christoph Badura <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/1997 15:13:34
Thus spake Christoph Badura
> Strictly speaking, it's 7 usable partitions per disk.  Partition b isn't
> magically reserved for swap.

Strictly speaking, is any partition (c or d for example) really reserved?
I thought that the whole partitioning scheme was mainly conventional or
are there deep kernel things that require certain partitions to be
labelled a certain way?

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