Subject: Re: /usr/mdec is a headache for shared ports
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Jaromír Doleček <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/08/2000 11:38:19
Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> But there is another problem. Currently, cobalt, hpcmips and arc port
> handle MBR (PC-style) partition table, but pmax port doesn't.
> So, disklabel binary cannot be shared, even if the MAXPARTITIONS
> problem is fixed, since this feature is compiled in to disklabel
> binary (by #ifdef, currently).

This should probably be turned into sysctl - machdep.handle_mbr ?

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn!  @@@@