Subject: Re: i386 bootselector changes
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/2003 16:44:42
[ On Thursday, October 23, 2003 at 13:08:21 (-0700), Bill Studenmund wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: i386 bootselector changes
> For serial console we really want 1-n for partitions and something else
> (not F1-Fn) for drives. For my desktop, I want F1-Fn for partitions (I
> don't really care about drives, but 1-n would work there). Some folk may
> now like the current scheme.
Since this is about things much closer to the BIOS than anywhere else,
doesn't it make a heck of a lot of/more sense to use letters to identify
drives (while continuing to use digits to identify partitions)?
Greg A. Woods
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