Subject: Re: NetBSD's swap partition ID
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/27/2006 19:58:20
On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 04:38:07PM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > What for? Just because a long time ago in such way it was made on the
> > PDP-11?
> Also because it's more portable than DOS/BIOS-style partitions.  

Portable as in "you can take a disk from an i386 machine, put it in an
alpha and you'll see the NetBSD partitions"? This does not work.