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Re: GRUB 1.95 is released

From: Dennis Clarke
Subject: Re: GRUB 1.95 is released
Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2006 11:35:32 -0400 (EDT)
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> * Yoshinori K. Okuji <address@hidden> [061015 16:51]:
>> * Number partitions from 1 instead of 0. For instance, the first
>>   partition of "hd0" is now "hd0,1" but not "hd0,0".
> Hm. What's the reason for being inconsistent here?
> If changing the partition naming scheme, I would have thought it'd
> become hd1,1. But why is the first disk 0 and the first partition 1?
> Using Linux style names might make sense as well... hda1,...

I would prefer a naming style that is not specific to any OS at all.

So hard disks numbered as "disks" and partitions" as "partition" works real
well.  Keeping in mind that even a partition is an abstraction as opposed
to a real thing.


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