Subject: Re: Disklabel Offset Confusion
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/14/2003 11:22:02
On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 08:24:31AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> Not worth it, you are starting to dig a hole...
> If nothing else the filesystem is likely to be inaccessibly to anything
> else booted on that system.
> Of course floppy disks (unless they are ls120s) do not contian an mbr.
Hard disk don't always contain an MBR either. I often use whole disk for
NetBSD disks, and if that disk is going to be /home or /usr or whatever
(i.e. I don't ever want to boot from it) I don't bother with fdisk.