Subject: Re: putting a NetBSD disklabel on an IDE partition other than the
To: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/07/1998 07:02:57
On 6 Nov 1998, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
: > >printf("WARNING: old BSD partition ID!\n");
: > >
: > >It's already known to be confusing to users.
: > i know what it means so thoroughly i dont understand whats confusing.
: > it means that
: > 1) the user booted a -current kernel,
: > 2) that kernel expects a -current partition ID,
: > 3) and it didn't find any, so
: > 4) it's using the old one (and warning the user.)
: Right, but, say, what _disk_ is it warning about?
Thst's going a bit further then I was asking about; the main complaint I
have heard is `what is this old partition ID and why the hell is it warning
me about it when I've been using NetBSD since 1.3[.0]....'
-- Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)