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Re: partition names



From: Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS <edmundo@rano.demon.co.uk>
Subject: partition names
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 1998 10:16:11 +0000

> Is the following table correct?
> 
> Linux   GRUB    Mach/Hurd
> 
> hda     (hd0)   ?
> hda1    (hd0,0) hd0s1
> hda2    (hd0,1) hd0s2
> ...

  This is a correct table:

Linux   GRUB    Mach/Hurd (ext2fs)   Mach/Hurd (ufs)

hda     (hd0)   hd0                  hd0
hda1    (hd0,0) hd0s1                hd0a
hda2    (hd0,1) hd0s2                hd0b


  The questions of device-naming are too many. Is it better to change
how to name devices? Especially, the difference between ext2fs
partition and ufs partition is confusing for Hurd beginners.

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