Subject: Re: New fdisk program
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 04/30/2003 12:09:49
Thus spake David Laight ("DL> ") sometime Today...
DL> I've made it much easier to update the boot code (it used to be almost
DL> impossible to put in a different copy of the boot code).
DL> fdisk -c mbr_bootsel /dev/rwd0d
DL> will put the mbr_bootsel code from /usr/mdec into wd0.
It would be handier, dare I say, for the reverse to be true, i.e.
fdisk -c mbr_bootsel wd0
to stuff it onto /dev/rwd0d.
[semantics, I know, but shorthand is nicer to type.]
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