Subject: Re: HUGE floppy
To: None <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: Staffan Thomen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/10/2003 20:05:55
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On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 15:24:32 +0100 Matthias Drochner
> email@example.com said:
> > I see this too; but only when I left out the disk-type. Haven't you
> > forgotten "-T" or "_msdos"? Both my -current and 1.6.1 man pages
> > says so.=20
> Ah yes, this is undocumented.
> It always worked that one could specify the disk type as an
> additional argument. The code is still there, look for
> if (disktype =3D=3D NULL)
> disktype =3D argv;
You can't mean that it modifies argv?
> in newfs.c, so it _should_ still work.
> (Obviously, there is a bug in the disklabel code which is only
> revealed by another - new - bug in newfs...)
I wouldn't know. I was kind of surprised last when I needed a floppy,
and disklabel no longer would label it, but doing newfs worked just
Wasn't that the old way to do things?
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