Subject: Re: disklabel crashes
To: None <email@example.com>
From: maximum entropy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/29/1997 14:02:45
>I've been trying to install a disklabel and miniroot on a spare machine, and
>the disklabel program always crashes. My helper machine is a DS 3100 running
>Ultrix 4.2. Here is the command I've been using:
> disklabel -w -B -b rzboot /dev/rz2c rz56
>Yes, drive 2 is the one I want to label, and it is an RZ56. The disklabel
>tool and rzboot came from the pmax section of ftp.netbsd.org.
You need to edit a disklabel by hand and then use the disklabel
program to "restore" it to the disk. This was documented only in a
readme that came with the source for the ultrix-based disklabel.
entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.