Subject: kern/8438: Old partition ID
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/18/1999 13:12:11
>Number:         8438
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       Kernel warns about old partition IDs even on non NetBSD partitions
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Sep 18 12:20:02 1999
>Originator:     Wiz
>Release:        NetBSD-1.4.1/i386
System: NetBSD 1.4.1 NetBSD 1.4.1 (HIRO) #0: Tue Sep 14 19:22:33 CEST 1999 i386

When booting, NetBSD recognizes my harddisks (one of which
contains NetBSD, another one with FreeBSD) and tells me for
the second

Sep 18 20:09:56 hiro /netbsd: WARNING: old BSD partition ID!

even though it's a FreeBSD partition, and shouldn't concern it.

I think NetBSD should only check the partition ID of its boot
Create a FreeBSD partition on a second harddisk and boot NetBSD.