why is there no d partition

2004-09-01 Thread H. Sandring
Dear list, I am wondering why there is never a d partition showing up in my disklabels (e.g. ad0s1d). Is there something special about it? TIA Zheyu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions

Re: why is there no d partition

2004-09-01 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 02:31:22PM +0800, H. Sandring wrote: I am wondering why there is never a d partition showing up in my disklabels (e.g. ad0s1d). Is there something special about it? No. Nothing special about the 'd' partition. The special partitions are 'a' -- assumed to contain

Re: why is there no d partition

2004-09-01 Thread Jerry McAllister
Dear list, I am wondering why there is never a d partition showing up in my disklabels (e.g. ad0s1d). Is there something special about it? There is something out of history, but I don't remember what it was. Maybe someone else remembers what d was reserved for, way back. jerry