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Re: dk wedges vs netbsd -current
On Apr 2, 10:34am, Geoff Wing wrote:
} On Saturday 2017-04-01 11:19 -0700, John Nemeth output:
} :On Apr 1, 11:18pm, Geoff Wing wrote:
} :} With a fresh 7.1 I have wd[0-9] (and /etc/fstab entries for them) (on i386).
} I meant wd0[abefgh] ...
} : How old is this system? What is the partition type of the
} :NetBSD partition? Can you show the output of "fdisk wd0"?
} It's a ~16 y/o Pentium-4 with ~19 y/o HD.
} 7.1 created and recognises wd0[abefgh]
} -current doesn't see wd0* partitions and won't build dk structures for them.
} % fdisk wd0
} Disk: /dev/rwd0d
} NetBSD disklabel disk geometry:
} cylinders: 14848, heads: 9, sectors/track: 63 (567 sectors/cylinder)
} total sectors: 8418816, bytes/sector: 512
} BIOS disk geometry:
} cylinders: 524, heads: 255, sectors/track: 63 (16065 sectors/cylinder)
} total sectors: 8418816
} Partitions aligned to 16065 sector boundaries, offset 63
} Partition table:
} 0: NetBSD (sysid 169)
} start 63, size 8418753 (4111 MB, Cyls 0-524/11/63), Active
This what I really wanted to see. At one time NetBSD used a
different sysid which was shared with FreeBSD. But, this is the
As others have noted, you are totally concentrating on the
wrong thing. The fact that it "won't build dk structures" is of
no relevance. The first thing that has to happen is detecting the
drive. Anyway, can you capture a dmesg?
}-- End of excerpt from Geoff Wing
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