Re: cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 umass.4
On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 09:13:25AM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> see highlighted above... we don't just list BSD Unix thing in the
> handbook.. it's suppose to include the full set of steps for all
It is easy to add "for PeeCee platforms fdisk first".
> > > Making a disk bootable is quit platform specific..
> > It doesn't need to be so wildly different. Honestly, what is the use in
> > having two programs on two different platforms that are almost identical
> > to "drive" doing the same functionality, yet having two different names?
> > What is served by that?
> being able to label a sun disk on a x86... or an x86 disk on a sun
What is served by having the utility that one uses BY DEFAULT on a
platform to prepare a BOOTABLE SYSTEM DISK have two different names w/o
an alias that one can use globally to do this.
-- David (obrien_at_FreeBSD.org)
Received on Sun Oct 19 2003 - 16:56:52 UTC