Subject: Re: newfs trashes MBR/disklabel?
To: Jonathan A. Kollasch <>
From: David Laight <>
List: port-amd64
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 
> 'c'.

Not true....  the NetBSD disklabel contains absolute sector numbers
precisely so that it can describe other parts of the disk.


David Laight: