DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-09
Re: how do people play with different versions of DBSD on the same system?
On Mon, 26 Sep 2005 13:25:40 -0700
walt <wa1ter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Bill Hacker wrote:
> > Bob Bagwill wrote:
> >> How are people playing with different versions of DBSD on the same
> >> system?
> > - partition and slice your media into many (preferably equal sized)
> > portions...
> I like to point out at every opportunity that DragonFlyBSD is the
> *only* BSD which can load the kernel from an extended DOS partition,
> e.g. /dev/ad0s5a. (This is because of our local modifications to
> /boot/loader which (so far) have eluded the other BSD's.)
I have NetBSD installed on an extended partition, so I kind of doubt
your claim :P
> I don't know if the DFly installer will permit installation to an
> extended partition/slice, however, because I haven't tried it.