Subject: Re: NetBSD's swap partition ID
To: None <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: netbsd-users
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.
> Pavel

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