Subject: Re: partition bookkeeping
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/04/1999 11:20:14
> My question is: do we have to be stuck with 8 partitions (on all except
> Amiga) until we get an LVM system working? We probably can get a (in my
> opinion major) step away from 8 partitions to happen in say a month or so
> (which might make 1.5). An LVM system will take a lot longer. 

Why not? It hasn't hurt Sun to stick with 8 partitions and the amount of
breakage to change a minor amount doesn't seem worth it to me.