On Wed, 25 Aug 1999, Mark Newton wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > The question I am putting to the group is whether it is "time" for us,
> > with today's large disks, to increase the system-compiled default
> > from 8 to 16 partitions. Instead of a-h we would have a-p
> It makes sense; We wouldn't be the first to do it either (IRIX has
> supported 16 partitions per spindle for years).
The same is true for OpenBSD. I too run out of partitions and am
in favor of this change.
I'm not sure, but I think the OpenBSD folks did something that
allowed them to remain compatible with the 8 partition labels. In any
case, it groks SunOS and Solaris labels on my OpenBSD sparc.
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