On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 01:52:24 +0900, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >I need to setup a machine that will boot FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD.
> >Assume I have an insane amount of disk space.  What's the best way to
> >accomplish this?  Last time I tried it, the partition ID numbers were
> >all the same, making this difficult if not impossible.
>       just a starter: NetBSD 1.4 and recent use different FDISK partition
>       ID, so it is easy to share FreeBSD and NetBSD on a same disk using
>       separate FDISK partition.

OpenBSD uses 0xa6 and NetBSD 0xa9. With OpenBSD I had no problems, but the
NetBSD-disklabel is also interpreted by FreeBSD resulting in some boot-messages:

May 28 17:52:10 diehard /kernel: da1s1: rejecting partition in BSD label: it isn
't entirely within the slice
May 28 17:52:10 diehard /kernel: da1s1: start 63, end 12048749, size 12048687
May 28 17:52:10 diehard /kernel: da1s1d: start 0, end 35843669, size 35843670

This is due to the "d" slice of NetBSD, which contains the entire disk (not 
only the entire NetBSD partiton which is - like in FreeBSD the "c" slice).

Anyway: apart from this I have a working multi-boot-system (FreeBSD-stable,
FreeBSD-current, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Linux, W*****s) on multiple disks.

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