Changed names of logical disks on recent -CURRENT: part of logical disks not accessible now

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Dec 26 09:06:43 UTC 2008

In message <B334D312-207C-46AF-B2A4-5C328C06D4BA at>, Garrett Cooper wri
>On Dec 26, 2008, at 0:29, "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at>  
>> In message <20081226080146.GB25406 at>, "David O'Brien"  
>> writes:
>>>> With flattening, you have ad0sX, with X from 1 to many.
>>>> Without flattening you get ad0sX[sY...], with X and Y
>>>> from 1 to 4.
>> That is wrong.
>> Extended FAT partitions are a linked list and you can have have
>> as many partitions as you like.
>I thought 4 primary and 4 secondary dos slices were the limit on a  
>standard   configuration...

3 primary and N secondary.

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