Subject: Re: 1.0 Release
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/08/1994 10:25:22
On Dec 8, 11:56am, email@example.com wrote:
> - disklabel -r /dev/rsd* does not give any information back
> i remember once it was working. Why is the error not
> only a warning? When i want to examine the partitions
> on netbsd i have to do disklabel -e /dev/rsd*, seems
> not to be very nice to me?!
> Is there a special command to list the partitions?
Since I have always done just "disklabel /dev/rsd0c", I never had any
problems. I also recently found out that I can also do "disklabel sd0"
and get the same thing.
The -r option tells disklabel to read the disk label off the disk. The
Amiga port does not have a true disklabel on disk, so the command is going
to fail. Don't specify the -r option; disklabel will then use the
in-core copy of the disk label which is created from the RDB blocks on the
Michael L. Hitch INTERNET: firstname.lastname@example.org
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