Subject: Re: disklabeling big disks
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Bill Squier <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/02/1999 21:19:37
In message <>, Wolfgang Rupprecht writes:
>I've been trying to disklabel a virgin 37gig wd disk for a while with
>no success.

There's probably a shorter way, but in situations like that, I recall doing:

	disklabel -e wd1
	:w /tmp/wd1.label (in vi)
	quit and answer "n" to re-edit label
	disklabel -r -R wd1 /tmp/wd1.label