Subject: Re: Windows view of ffs
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/30/2004 13:24:46
On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 05:33:41PM +0200, Stuart Brooks wrote:

> 1. Clean disklabel of drive with partitions :
>      a: (a few 100MB, 4.2BSD)
>      c: (entire drive from sector 63)
>      d: (entire drive)
> 2. newfs on a partitition
> 3. Tried to view in Win2k SP3 but no joy. It picks up the whole drive as
> unallocated.

does NetBSD's fdisk show any partitions?  my wild guess is that you need
a DOS-style fdisk disklabel on it in addition to the NetBSD disklabel.
NetBSD will work fine without the fdisk disklabel, but I suspect windows
doesn't know about NetBSD's disklabel.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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