Subject: Re: LFS partition limitations
To: Tracy J. Di Marco White <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 13:02:19
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 04:34:31PM -0500, Tracy J. Di Marco White wrote:
> lyra:~# newfs /dev/rraid0a
> With 160016 cylinder groups 312 cylinder group sumary area are needed.
> Only 31 are available, reduce the number of cylinder groups.
> Or is this just something I need to deal with using newfs's options
> or with disklabel?  I'm a little wary of manipulating the disklabel
> that was created when I configured the raid.

I change the disklabel on any raid or ccd I create. I usually use a geometry
 sectors/track: 128
tracks/cylinder: 85

And adjust the number of cylinder so that sec*track*cyl is close to the size
of the device.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.