Subject: Re: disklabel -rw doesn't generate the SGI VH label
To: sgimips NetBSD list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wayne Knowles <email@example.com>
Date: 11/13/2001 08:33:08
Is the problem specific to vnode disk devices?? If so what type of
filsystem holds the vnd image (ufs/nfs)??
You could try swapping between NFS and UFS to see if it isolates the
On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, sgimips NetBSD list wrote:
> I've been noticing that "disklabel -rw" does not create the
> SGI VH label, whereas "disklabel -w" does.
> Is this an error or a feature?
> For my work on the sysinst, ramdisk, miniroot, bootable CD, etc,
> for the sgimips platform, I've been relying on disklabel's
> apparent functionality of generating the SGI vh label record,
> however when the "-r" flag is utilised, it is apparently not
> generating it. This seems inconsistant with the "-r" intent.
> The example below is operating upon a vnd device, but the results
> are the same for real disk devices.
> NetBSD sources were cvs'd and built on 2001/11/11.
Wayne Knowles NetBSD/mipsco port maintainer