sysinstall partition editor displays funny subtypes

Andreas Kohn andreas.kohn at
Mon Aug 16 09:19:02 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-16 at 13:54, Michiel Boland wrote:
> Hi. I notice that the FDISK Partition Editor in sysinstall displays rather 
> strange values for the partition types. For example, on a running 
> -CURRENT (cvsupped last friday):
> [...]
> On my home machine a fresh install displayed the ad0s1 as "XENIX /usr" 
> (subtype 3). What? :)
> I notice that fdisk displays the partition type ok.

Another /me too. I saw this behavior while installing from an Aug 15

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