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Re: installboot killing disklabel?

Correct me if I’m wrong here, but i386 and thus also AMD expects the disklabel to be in sector 1 as it needs the space in sector 0 for the boot sector. Alpha and others do not use a boot sector and expects the disklabel to be in sector 0. 

Could this be the reason why it gets trashed?


Sent from my iPhone

> On Jul 3, 2018, at 7:54 AM, Jason Thorpe <thorpej%me.com@localhost> wrote:
> Yes, fallout from the dumb decision to make ‘d’ the raw (whole disk) partition on i386 back in ancient history.
> The entire way we do disk partitioning is a mess, and I never really had the time to make “wedges” what I envisioned it to be.  Maybe I’ll take another crack at it one day.
> -- thorpej
> Sent from my iPhone.
>> On Jul 3, 2018, at 12:22 AM, Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost> wrote:
>> This does look wrong, alpha should have 'd' as 'c'.
>> Martin

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