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Re: bin/45191: newfs_v7fs(8) doesn't work on a disk partition
The following reply was made to PR bin/45191; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/45191: newfs_v7fs(8) doesn't work on a disk partition
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 06:20:04 +0000
On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 11:30:01AM +0000, tron%zhadum.org.uk@localhost wrote:
> tron@lyssa:~#newfs_v7fs /dev/rwd1e
> newfs_v7fs: mmap failed. use direct I/O.: Invalid argument
> newfs_v7fs: sector=1
> : Read-only file system
> newfs_v7fs: Can't write back superblock.: Input/output error
> newfs_v7fs: Input/output error
Is this because it's a partition or because it's too big to mmap?
(Does a 512M partition work?)
Of course, mmap'ing disk images is kind of silly...
David A. Holland
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