Subject: Re: Braindamage in arm/disksubr.c
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-arm
Date: 08/28/2002 09:07:25
On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 12:59:10AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:

 > I think it works if patition XX?a is the top of the NetBSD partition,
 > but it fails if XX?a is in other place or there is no XX?a.
 > BTW, why does ARM disksubr has MBR supports? (in disksubr_mbr.c)
 > For shark or cats? To use disks written on i386?
 > Anyway, bounds_check_with_label() on i386 does not check MBR either.
 > It just use 'XX?c', and I guess it's the reason RAW_PART on i386 is 'd'.

It's for Shark.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>