Subject: Re: NetBSD's swap partition ID
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/27/2006 19:53:08
On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 04:36:41PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 03:32:31PM +0000, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> > Because it works on ALL supported architectures; fdisk is ONLY x86/amd64.
> Nit pick: the list is slightly longer (but I can't remember the exact
> details right now).

I don't think that it really matters - Linux also works on many
architectures and does not use its own partitioning scheme. It simply
uses the partitioning scheme present on the disk.

> And we have wedges (mostly there), which should allow us to run in fdisk-only
> (no disklabel) installations as well.

I'm using a fdisk-only installation on my laptop, without wedges.