strange newfs results
alexbestms at math.uni-muenster.de
Fri Jun 12 15:58:01 UTC 2009
oh. i always thought the boot loader was stored at the beginning of ad0 right
after the MBR. my bad. ;) thanks for the hints.
Ed Schouten schrieb am 2009-06-12:
> Hi Alexander,
> * Alexander Best <alexbestms at math.uni-muenster.de> wrote:
> > 1. pax -w -f /dev/ad0p2 .
> > 2. file -s /dev/ad0p2 -> POSIX tar archive
> > 3. newfs -U -L usr /dev/ad0p2
> > 4. file -s /dev/ad0p2 -> POSIX tar archive
> I'm not a file system expert, but doesn't newfs leave the first few
> of the file system untouched, to store a boot loader? This means that
> the first few bytes of the disk still contain the POSIX tar archive
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