Subject: Re: kern/2759: vnd doesn't support disklabel ioctls
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jonathan Stone <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/08/1997 01:54:44
der Mouse wrote:
> If you apply the patches in my PR 1367, though, you'll be able to newfs
> the vnd anyway, and once you have a filesystem there, you can mount it
> and use it for most things without needing a disklabel.
Most things, yes, but not binding bootable disk images and miniroots,
which was the reason I was using vnd in the first place ;).

Jason Thorpe wrote:

> that is the correct fix.  I've written the necessary code, but do not 
> have the time to debug it (there's a stray pointer somewhere...)
> I've handed it off to Matthew Green...

Did mrg make progress with this? it'd be nice to have for building
NetBSD-1.3 install kits.  (If it's fixed already, can we close this PR?)