Disk devices changed after upgrade to current

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.current at mailing.thruhere.net
Mon Jul 13 05:43:29 UTC 2009

On Sunday 12 July 2009 18:34:59 Alson van der Meulen wrote:
> * illoai at gmail.com <illoai at gmail.com> [2009-07-13 03:19]:
> > 2009/7/12 Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.current at mailing.thruhere.net>:
> > > I do think this is worth mentioning in UPDATING, perhaps with the
> > > advice ("strongly recommended") to label partitions before upgrading so
> > > that one is not depending on device naming conventions in the first
> > > place.

> Actually, I recently upgraded from -stable to -current, and the fact
> that I did use ufsids in -stable caused problems during the upgrade,
> since they don't appear to work for me in -current:

Nowhere up there I'm saying to use ufsid's:
% uname -sr

% df
Filesystem                  Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/label/current.root     989M    651M    259M    72%    /
devfs                       1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev
/dev/label/current.var      9.7G    4.9G    4.0G    55%    /var
/dev/label/current.usr      9.7G    5.8G    3.1G    65%    /usr
/dev/label/current.local     15G     10G    3.6G    74%    /usr/local
/dev/label/home              70G     56G    8.9G    86%    /home

I made these labels under 7.1-STABLE then cross-installed on the second slice.
glabel is in GENERIC for a while now (7.1-RELEASE?), so it's something you can 
use without problems and they even work on livefs cd's.

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