Subject: Re: Two NetBSDs on one (i386) drive
To: Andrew Cagney <>
From: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/20/2001 18:40:42
    Date:        Thu, 20 Dec 2001 09:46:26 +0000
    From:        Andrew Cagney <>
    Message-ID:  <>

  | Try applying the rule: don't lie.  At present, NetBSD lies to the user 
  | about DOS style partitioned disks.

What's the lie?   NetBSD basically ignores DOS style partitioning
(other than as it is used by the BIOS for booting).   As soon as a
NetBSD label is found, it gets used, and it is all that matters.

Is there something that suggests otherwise that should be fixed?