Subject: Re: How to warn about disks with obsolescent MBR id 165?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/09/1998 22:57:07
Jonathan Stone writes:
> >> WARNING: MBR ID 165 for NetBSD is obsolete. See installboot(8) for upgrading.
> >I like this message.  It is very clear.
> Hm. OK, the patch I submitted to 1.3.3 has Todd Vierling's suggestion:
> "WARNING: disk appears to be old-NetbSD or FreeBSD. See installboot(8).\n"
> Would you prefer it was changed (back) to the "very clear" message?

I would, as I find your new message confusing.

BTW, there is a releng rule that you are not supposed to submit
pullups for a point release where the matter is still under debate. I
think this falls in that category.