Subject: Re: Isn't it time to scrap C/H/S?
To: Torsten Sadowski <>
From: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/30/2000 17:42:42
On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, Torsten Sadowski wrote:

> amount of blocks for a,b,c..h (BTW why is c special containing the entire
> disk) 

"c" being the entire disk is just historical accident.

You gotta admit that the unix way of naming partitions is, how shall I say
it, "quaint".