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    SubjectRe: devfs compatibility
    Alex Buell writes:
    > On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
    > > 0 whole disk
    > > 1 first PC partition
    > > 2 second PC partition
    > > 3 third PC partition
    > > 4 fourth PC partition
    > Richard, how does devfs supports the rather limited and braindead primary
    > and extended partitions for Intel platforms? If we use extended
    > partitions, then we can have unlimited number of partitions (I think), but
    > on the other hand if we use all four primary partitions, we're stuck with
    > that. The answer is to only use primaries for systems that needs it (i.e
    > MSDOG/WinDOG95 et. al), and use extended for Linux.

    I don't do anything particular for extended partitions. I use the
    existing numbering scheme in Linux. I don't see this as a devfs



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