Subject: Re: AW: Problems with Qunatum LPS240S and Apollo 425t
To: None <port-hp300@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ian Clark <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/1998 21:10:14
On Wed, 11 Mar 1998, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Torsten_Schl=FCter?= wrote:
> i tried to change the disklabel (like you and the Quantum HomePage suggest) but after a
> 'disklabel -e -r sd1'
> and editing the label i get the following error Message:
> 8 partitions:
> # size offset fstype [fsize bsize cpg]
> a: 479066 266 4.2BSD 1024 8192 16 # (Cyl. 3*- 1800*)
> c: 479332 0 boot # (Cyl. 0 - 1802*)
> /tmp/EdDk.a07592a: 23 lines, 537 characters
> disklabel: ioctl DIOCWDINFO: Open partition would move or shrink
> re-edit the label? [y]:
> How can I manage that to put the new label on the disk?
> BTW The disk is not mounted! The same result is achieved if i use the -R option with the label wirtten in a file or the -r option to use the device directly.
> ... more stuff deleted....
I was going to ask the same question myself. I have got around this
several times by Netbooting SYS_INST and using the 'Disklabel' option
from that to set up an initial disklabel.
V TWINS: the only practical alternitive to the single :- Phil Irving
21 Year old Moto Morini, 16 year old Moto Guzzi, 23 year old car -
So what's the fuss about a couple of 10 year old workstations?
Ian Clark VK3KRI firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.deakin.edu.au/~ic/