Subject: Re: port-shark/35576 - Make sysinst clear MBR
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-arm
Date: 03/12/2007 08:50:50
On 3/12/07, David Laight <> wrote:
> Do I presume that the shark needs the root filesystem to start in
> sector 0 of the disk ?
> Which is incompatible with any normal MBR table.

To my knowledge, the shark's firmware is capable of using a disk with
either a MBR label (with BSD disklabel inside the 386BSD-typed MBR
slice?), *or* solely a BSD disklabel in the first cylinder.

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>