Subject: Re: Why not change disk naming?
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/30/2001 09:21:20
On Sun, 30 Dec 2001, Robert Elz wrote:

>     Date:        Sun, 30 Dec 2001 11:28:33 +0100
>     From:        Julio Merino <juli@klamath.local>
>     Message-ID:  <20011230112833.B405@klamath.local>
>   | You are forgetting that FreeBSD is on disk wd0 and NetBSD on wd1.
> Yes, I wasn't aware of that.   And yes, in that case, there's no way
> to make a NetBSD label for wd0 that will refer to other slices on wd0
> without wrecking it for NetBSD.   You could add a (very small) NetBSD
> partition on that drive though - just big enough for a label.

With COMPAT_386BSD_MBRPART on (as it is in GENERIC kernels), will
NetBSD always favor the type 169 label? Or will it take the first one
it finds of either flavor?