On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 01:48:53PM -0500, Brian A. Seklecki wrote: > > On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 16:32 -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote: > > I don't know about all you ask, but the 'c' partition should always > > be there and be set to identify the whole slice eg start at 0 and > > the size be the size of the slice. The system uses it to identify > > its a damn shame that this is still the case. defeats / undermines the > whole purpose of /dev/[as][d##][s#][a-z] > > /dev/[as][d##][s#] alone can represent entire BIOS partitions > /dev/[as][d##] alone can represent entire disk > > Not sure why we still need a 'c' slice for legacy ?!
Probably. I don't really know how it gets used, but the system still seems to expect it somewhere. ////jerry > -- > Brian A. Seklecki <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Collaborative Fusion, Inc. > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"