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Re: disklabel MAXPARTITIONS reversal (was: installboot is broken)

On Fri 29 Mar 2013 at 11:29:07 +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 29 March 2013 10:12, Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost> wrote:
> > Another options is to downgrade MAXPARTITIONS to 10, which makes disklabel
> > just small enough to fit.
> I definitely like this option - with a little tweaking of
> __VAX_MAXDISKS it should be able to retain compatibility with both old
> and new dev nodes, allow the extra two partitions, and not bork the
> parameter block...

Can't one just skip one (or two?) partitions that are overlaid by the
parameter block? It may be more complicated but it would save more
partitions to use.

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