Subject: Re: A new partition handling scheme: wedges
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/1998 09:37:14
Frank van der Linden writes:
> A problem with this scheme is (if used by default for
> installations), that it limits the options for coexisting with other
> systems. If you use 3 MBR entries, there's only one left for another
> system. I've seen people who want to install 3 different systems on
> their disk.


Why not keep both MBRs and NetBSD labels on the i386 and continue to
(usually) pack the NetBSD partitions together into one MBR? It works
just fine, and wedgeconfig should be able to deal with that with only
minimal hassle.