Subject: Re: My changes to subr_disc_mbr (Was Re: default generated disklabels get overwritten?)
To: Reinoud Zandijk <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/14/2005 15:55:32
On Dec 14, 2005, at 2:41 PM, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:

> This makes it impossible for its callers (disc device drivers) to  
> determine
> if there was indeed a disklabel on disc or not or that it needs to  
> create a
> default label for the disc. The basic change i made was:

That is INCORRECT.  Why should a disk device driver CARE if there is  
a label on the disk or not?  It only cares if there was an error  
trying to probe for one.

-- thorpej