Re: 2.5 'what to expect'

Andries Brouwer (
Fri, 11 Jul 2003 22:43:26 +0200

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 04:55:39PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:

> > > - IDE disk geometry translators like OnTrack, EZ Partition, Disk Manager
> > > are no longer supported. The only way forward is to remove the translator
> > > from the drive, and start over.
> >
> > Or to use device mapper to remap the disk.
> "hdx=remap" and "hdx=remap63" boot options can be used.
> Or can I remove them?

Distributions will I suppose use the device mapper, and individuals
will add a boot parameter. That is easiest.
It is bad enough that people will have to figure this out,
but there is no reason to make people's life more miserable.


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