Subject: Re: start of the partition c
To: Lubos Vrbka <>
From: Florian Stoehr <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/16/2004 20:51:28
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, Lubos Vrbka wrote:

> hi guys,
> i've got another question. i'm adding new harddrive (ide) to my i386
> box. i've got question about partitioning. my "d" partition on this
> drive starts at 0s and ends at the very end of the drive, but where
> should partition "c" start? it starts on sector 63 on the first disk
> containing system, but disklabel offered me 0s for the new drive. i used
> it and the drive seems to work ok, but i'm not sure whether this setup
> is ok.
> thanks for any hints. regards,
> --
> Lubos
> _@_"

AFAIK, partition and disklabel get stored in those 63 sectors.

(I remember this beeing the whole first track under DOS years ago ...
partition table on 0/0/0, boot sector on 0/0/1, right?)