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Re: Bloody alpha ignorant

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 05:37:09PM -0400, Jay Estabrook wrote:

> I think it's primarily a "tradition" on some versions of UNIX - they
> originally needed some way to refer to the whole disk, and decided a "c"
> partition would be the way to do it (I'd love to know why it's "c" and
> not "a" or some such).

BTW, after creating such a disklabel (without c partition), I've turned
out to be unable to install Tru64 5.1A on the hard drive.
It reports something like "Unable to read disklabel", and installation

Regards, Wartan.
"Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are."

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