Subject: Re: mkfs should clear possible alternate superblocks
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin J. Laubach <email@example.com>
Date: 09/10/2003 22:21:13
| > NetBSD over a previously NetBSD-raided drive, and the initial boot
| > after installation got very confused because it thought the filesystem
| > was still raided?
| For FFSv2 it won't and the raid header will be intact.
| So maybe the raid magic number needs adding to the list that get zapped.
So instead of hard coding a gazillion magic sector numbers
to be zapped, why does newfs not just take the easy way and zero
out the first 255 or so sectors?