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Re: partition numbering

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: partition numbering
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 21:24:15 +0200
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On Sunday 17 April 2005 08:23 pm, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> Anyways, GRUB, as a bootloader that uses firmware services, surely must
> match firmware names and numbering. For example, on x86 you identify
> disks as "hd0" and "hd1" because this is how the firmware enumerates
> them.

Not true. It counts "128" and "129". The user interface wraps firmware for 
convenince. The view from GRUB is not always identical to what firmware 

What we must respect is what kind of view is convenient for the user, but not 
how a given firmwqare counts things.


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