Re: extended partitions

David Holland (
Fri, 6 Oct 1995 02:08:54 -0400 (EDT)

> BTW, if the Lilo installer is now responsible for reading the partition
> table to figure out what "hda5" means,

it isn't.

> [...] following that argument leads to the conclusion that we don't
> need /dev at all -- just build those names into the kernel and be
> done with it.)

We don't, and we should, respectively.

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