Subject: Re: Thoughts about wedges
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/24/1999 17:18:18
On Fri, Sep 24, 1999 at 09:57:19AM -0400, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > All the kernel needs to know is <device,start,end> for the root
> > partition.
> As long as the disk knows how big it is, I don't even think you really
> need the "end", especially for a read-only FFS partition..

depends on filesystem. E.g., you can't find the root block of an ADOS
filesystem without knowing the size, because it is in the middle...