Subject: Re: Problem with a corrupted disklabel
To: Mark Kirby <>
From: Richard Danter <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 05/11/2006 17:04:34
Mark Kirby said the following:
> On Thursday 11 May 2006 15:35, Richard Danter wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> Thanks for the link. Problem is that my partitions are already made and
>> disklabel does not seem to let me delete them. Is there a way to get the
>> CF back to how it was before I installed NetBSD on it so I can go
>> through the process again?
> According to the man page you can do disklabel -D which should delete all 
> labels.
> -D 
>  Delete all existing labels (by 1's complimenting the magic number) before 
> writing any labels to their default location. Implies -r If -D is specified 
> without a request to write the label, then existing labels are just deleted. 

Thanks Mark. For some reason my version of disklabel does not have the
-D option. <sigh>