Subject: Re: newfs_lfs is very quiet?
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From: Geoff Wing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/14/2000 20:00:00
Kevin P. Neal <email@example.com> typed:
:I tried to create an LFS this weekend. I updated my disklabel (on a i386
:box) and then did a newfs_lfs on the partition.
:After a brief pause I got a shell prompt. I don't have drive leds for this
:box, so I'm not very sure if it actually did anything. When I tried
:to mount the filesystem the kernel trapped with some sort of math
:error (I didn't write it down, sorry!).
I wrote it down but I can't find it at the moment. A _udivdi3 call, I think,
but don't remember at the moment where it came from. Using my old LFS
partition, it crashed with a new kernel. It crashed with a new kernel
and new lfs_cleanerd. Using a new kernel, new lfs_cleanerd and newfs_lfs
on the partition and I'm back up and running.
I don't think newfs_lfs normally prints anything, but I can't check at
the moment since the dummy run fails for me:
% newfs_lfs -N /dev/rwd0g
newfs_lfs: /dev/rwd0g: seek: Bad file descriptor
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