Subject: Re: newfs trashes MBR/disklabel?
To: Jonathan A. Kollasch <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/28/2005 09:05:43
On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 09:40:34PM -0500, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> On Saturday 27 August 2005 01:02 pm, Dieter wrote:
> > This is my first system that uses a "MBR" type partition table
> > plus BSD disklabel rather than just a BSD disklabel. Most likely
> > I have made some MBR newbie error.
> > What did I do wrong?
> I believe the NetBSD slices are supposed to reside within the bounds of slice
Not true.... the NetBSD disklabel contains absolute sector numbers
precisely so that it can describe other parts of the disk.
David Laight: email@example.com