NetBSD Problem Report #23728

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Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 20:23:30 +0000 (UTC)
Subject: sysinst text vague on disklabel interaction
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>Number:         23728
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       sysinst text vague on disklabel interaction
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    install-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Dec 12 20:24:00 +0000 2003
>Originator:     John Refling
>Release:        1.6.1
i386, sparc, etc

This is from memory, but during the disk partitioning phase,
options are presented to the user to enter the "size", "offset",
etc.  A hint is given that you can enter the following for "offset":

"a-p: start at the end of partition X"

this makes zero sense.  I think that what is intended is this:

"X: start at the end of partition X"

Can someone verify this and change this text string to the
correct meaningful value?  This does not make a very good
first impression on a novice user, especially when it prevents
them from installing NetBSD for the first time!


change string constant to correct value


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