geom label detaching partway through boot

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Tue Sep 11 03:52:24 PDT 2007

Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 10:22:12AM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
>>> Ah, version is not important actually. The problem is that both
>>> /dev/da0s1a and /dev/label/geom0s1a have the same size and the same
>>> metadata. 
>> Doesn't glabel store it's metadata on the provider (da0) if used with 
>> the "label" verb? If so, why isn't the produced geom (geom0) shorter by 
>> one sector? If not, where does it store the metadata? :)
> geom0 is one sector shorter than da0, but bsdlabel stuff, which defines
> partitions is the same for both, so geom0s1a and da0s1a have the same
> size.

You're right, if the bsdlabel was created on da0 instead of geom0. It's 
not clear if the OP did that (question for the OP: did you?).

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