Re: File system won't wake up
From: Joe Feise (me_at_privacy.net)
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 08:29:59 -0700
Sybren Stuvel wrote on 06/24/05 00:15:
> Joe Feise enlightened us with:
>>/dev/hdd is the device for the whole disk. Filesystems can only be
>>on specific partitions (/dev/hdd1, /dev/hdd2, etc.)
> That's not correct. There is nothing stopping you from creating a big
> filesystem on /dev/hdd.
Well, technically, yeah, But I don't know of any distro GUI tool allowing that
(of course, the command line is a different thing...)
Besides, there is the expectation of a boot/partition sector at sector 0.
So, other than for specialized systems like embedded systems, filesystems are on