Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/x86/x86
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: source-changes
Date: 08/14/2006 12:42:19
On Aug 14, 2006, at 12:40 PM, Christos Zoulas wrote:

> Have you tried booting from a disk with a regular disklabel on and
> a kernel that has DKWEDGE_* turned on? What happens is that there
> is only the non-wedge bootinfo information passed from the boot
> blocks.  After that, the wedge code discovers all the wedges and
> generates dkN from wd?x. Then the autoconfig mechanism tries to
> open partitions wd?x from the old disklabel and it fails with EBUSY,
> since that disk has wedges. How did you test?

How old are your boot blocks?

(Yes, I was doing specifically what you're talking about on my test  
machine when I had it working...)

-- thorpej