"geometry does not match label"
obrien at freebsd.org
Tue Dec 30 17:11:30 UTC 2008
On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 10:31:47PM -0800, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Dec 26, 2008, at 1:08 PM, Peter Jeremy wrote:
>>> # disklabel /dev/ad8s4f
>>> # /dev/ad8s4f:
>>> 8 partitions:
>>> # size offset fstype [fsize bsize bps/cpg]
>>> c: 83441610 150994935 unused 0 0 # "raw" part,
>>> don't edit
>>> f: 83441610 150994935 4.2BSD 0 0 0
>>> partition c: offset past end of unit
>>> partition c: partition extends past end of unit
>>> disklabel: partition c doesn't start at 0!
>>> disklabel: An incorrect partition c may cause problems for standard
>>> system utilities
>>> partition f: offset past end of unit
>>> partition f: partition extends past end of unit
>> It looks like GEOM_PART_BSD reports partition information that is
>> incompatible with bsdlabel.
> disklabel reads the label from the disk. It's wrong on the
Given the number of existing disks that folks will use with
GEOM_PART_BSD, can you whip up a utility to read the existing disk label
and write out a "proper" one? (most preferably is a label that releng7
and releng6 kernels + utils will tolerate too).
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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