Subject: Re: kern/11900: disklabels are broken
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/2001 09:52:07
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 07:34:36PM +1100, Geoff Wing wrote:
> > Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > : 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).
> And you may also need to recompile disklabel, fdisk, etc ...
I had seen the 16-partition bantering, but to me that sounded like
things were changing in a way that would be transparent to an upgrade.
Is the order of things important (lest one is left with a non-bootable
reboot new kernel
reboot (to clear out daemons running old code)
Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com> http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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