Subject: Re: kern/2759: vnd doesn't support disklabel ioctls
To: Andreas Gustafsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/08/1997 08:17:30
On Sun, 8 Jun 1997 15:43:32 +0300 (EET DST)
Andreas Gustafsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The OpenBSD vnd driver (in the trunk of their anoncvs tree) supports
> disklabels. It is trivial to back-port to NetBSD (at least to 1.2).
> It does have the bug of ignoring the partition offsets in the
> disklabel (causing all the partitions to look identical to the raw
> partition), but that bug is not that hard to fix, either.
That is not "supporting disklabels". I wrote the code to do it currectly,
a long time ago... but there was a lingering bug in it, and I never
finished. NetBSD's vnd has changed a bit since then. I could bump
up the priority on this code, and re-add the disklabel support. I
will try and do that this week.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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