Subject: Re: putting a NetBSD disklabel on an IDE partition other than the
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/06/1998 23:24:09
Todd Whitesel writes:

>> >printf("WARNING: old BSD partition ID!\n");

>Um, my i386 -current box has both 165 and 169 partitions on it: one for
>1.3.2 (a hedge against disaster) and one for -current shenanigans.
>This machine is used for frequent "make build" and my impression is that
>any time the disklabel is skimmed and an old partition ID is found, this
>message appears on the console. I do see it quite often.

Um, pedantically, that's only every time the MBR is scanned.
If you use the  incore label, it should be fine).
And the kernel only looks for a 165 ID if it didnt find a 169 ID.

Do you have two disks, one with 165 and the other with 169?