Subject: Re: NetBSD's swap partition ID
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <email@example.com>
Date: 02/28/2006 01:06:14
Portable as in "there are no native partitions on an Alpha", so you
either have the BSD partitions, or you don't have any partitions.
But actually have also moved a scsi disk from an i386 to an Alpha, and I
did see the partitions. Fancy that!
Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> 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
>>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.
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