Subject: Re: device attachement detection from userland
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/14/2006 12:12:57
On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 11:32:10AM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Moreover, removable devices partitions are not always at the same
> disklabel letter. Some USB key feature DOS partitions with a MBR (and
> pop up as sd0e), some without (and pop up as sd0d or sd0c). I just don't
> know how to handle that properly with amd.

I have consider changing the code that 'fakes up' a netbsd label from the
mbr information to use 'a' if the mbr defines a single partition that
covers at least 90% of the expected volume size.


David Laight: