Subject: Re: kern/11900: disklabels are broken
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
From: Geoff Wing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/06/2001 19:34:36
Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com> wrote:
:>Arrival-Date: Fri Jan 05 20:57:00 PST 2001
:>Release: NetBSD-current (anon-cvs synced as of 10 minutes ago) jan 5 2001
: Something pretty bad just happened to "wd" disks. I don't recall
: seeing a heads-up that disklabels were about to change in some
: serious way.
The heads-up was in tech-kern (i386 changed from 8 to 16 partitions).
: $ disklabel wd0
: disklabel: ioctl DIOCGDINFO: Inappropriate ioctl for device
You need to cp src/etc/etc.i386/MAKEDEV /dev/ and run it (at least for
wd0 wd1 wd2 wd3) to make the extra character and block devices.
You also need a kernel at least as current (which you do).