Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/12/2000 17:46:37
On Tue, 18 Jan 2000, Matthias Drochner wrote:
: > newfs_lfs refuses to create a filesystem on a partition not labeled
: > "4.4LFS".
Yuck. How do I newfs a partition not labeled this way now?
: Shouldn't we try to make the various newfs_* programs
: behave similarily?
NO, unless there is an option to turn this bogosity off. I have, more than
once (actually, in three places in my current setup) used completely
_unlabeled_ disks: that is, newfs'ed the raw partition and used
that. There is real utility to this, particularly for the disk-swapping
case, now that FFS_EI exists.
-- Todd Vierling (email@example.com)