Subject: Re: problems with newfs on sparc during instal:x
To: David Laight <>
From: Volker A. Brandt <>
List: tech-install
Date: 12/01/2005 10:29:33
Thanks for your reply, David.

>> # newfs -O 2 -b  8192 -f 1024 /dev/rsd0f
>> newfs: maximum file system size on `/dev/rsd0f' is 1048572 sectors
> Hum... that can't easily fail.
> The kernel must be returning incorrect values somewhere!

This only fails when executed from sysinst.  Typed into the
shell, it works fine.

Regards -- Volker
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