Subject: Re: APPLE_UFS on i386?
To: Darrin B. Jewell <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/25/2003 11:14:32
On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 10:15:06AM +1100, Charlie Allom wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 12:34:03PM -0500, Darrin B. Jewell wrote:
> > 
> > If you were to get an in core disklabel working that knew where
> > the partition was, then you should be able to mount it using
> > APPLE_UFS and FFS_EI.  However, When I originally tested this
> > combination, it was with a drive image created on darwin/i386
> > and which had an fdisk style partition table, so I didn't
> > encounter the situation you are seeing.
> > 
> OK, so, If I put this back in an OS X machine and find the start and
> and of the UFS blocks, I could theoretically mount it? As if the in
> core NetBSD label were lost, but the data still there ..

Yes, you should. Be carefull to not update the on-disk label, only the
in-core one (disklabel -N)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference