Subject: Re: NetBSD-2.0 couldn't mount ISO file
To: Water NB <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/16/2004 17:22:16
On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 11:14:11PM +0800, Water NB wrote:
> 1)
> say using vnd1c. and NetBSD-1.6.2 can, why NetBSD-2.0 can not.
> 2) what is difference between vnd1a, vnd1c and vnd1d?

Wether it is "c" or "d" depends on the port you are using - it is the
"raw" partition, which is used to access the whole disk (ignoring any

The correct way probably always is to use the first (i.e. "a") partition,
but there used to be a bug in some ports that prevented this for some time
(due to a bad partition type in the generated disklabel), maybe the guide
worked around that bug.

You can check the partitions yourself with something like

 disklabel vnd0