Subject: Re: Playing with dkwedge
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/22/2005 09:39:53
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On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 06:09:30PM +0100, Rui Paulo wrote:
> I'm now running a system with wedges support enabled and it seems to work
> proton> dmesg | egrep "(^dk|^wd0)"                                       =
> wd0 at atabus0 drive 0: <ST3120022A>
> wd0: drive supports 16-sector PIO transfers, LBA48 addressing
> wd0: 111 GB, 232581 cyl, 16 head, 63 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 234441648 sect=
> dk0 at wd0: wd0a
> dk0: 263088 blocks at 63, type: ffs
> dk1 at wd0: wd0b
> dk1: 1049328 blocks at 263151, type: swap
> dk2 at wd0: wd0e
> dk2: 40960080 blocks at 1312479, type: ffs
> [..]

Just a TODO note for later; I can't recall if this came up already..

Looking at this made me realise one 'problem' to be avoided in future
work on wedges if they're named like this: presented with an fstab
listing filesystems on /dev/dk* like this, fsck will try to check
multiple partitions of the same physical volume in parallel
competition with eachother.


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