Re: Bloody alpha ignorant
On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 10:29:57AM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> You can see that, while 'c' occupies from sector 1 until 39693, its
> filesystem is marked as 'unused' - Alphas, as many other Unix
> architectures, require partition c to be the 'wholedisk' partition.
Is that actually true for Linux?
I present as evidence:
centauri:root:~$ uname -a
Linux centauri 2.4.18 #12 Sat May 11 12:53:48 BST 2002 alpha unknown
centauri:root:~# fdisk /dev/sda
# start end size fstype [fsize bsize cpg]
a: 2 154 153 ext2
b: 155 220 66 swap
c: 221 1018 798 ext2
Is this going to cause problems somewhere?
I believe that Tru64 and *BSD do require c to be the wholedisk though
(certainly my FreeBSD Alpha has that, although I actually know very
little about FreeBSD really).
Philip Kendall <email@example.com>
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