On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 11:00:19PM +0100, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> Mike Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >  - The MBR partition table is not "obsolete", it's a part of the PC 
> >    architecture specification.
> Its design is antique.  Or rather: it's missing a design.  See other
> mail for the reasons.  For FreeBSD, it's obsolete since we don't need
> to rely on fdisk slices.  (Or rather: it's optional.  We can make good
> use of it when it's there, but we don't need to insist on it being
> there.)

Jorg, why not just buy an Alpha or Sun Blade and run FreeBSD on it??
You will get the traditional Unix workstation partitioning you so much
long for.  It really seems your arguments are nothing more than "MBR's
are a M$ and IBM PeeCee thing, and I hate anything PeeCee".

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