Guy Van Sanden
n.b at myrealbox.com
Tue Sep 23 01:24:35 PDT 2003
On Sat, 2003-09-20 at 16:38, Peder Blom wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Sep 2003 10:44:28 +0200
> Guy Van Sanden <n.b at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> > I get a strange message from disklabel:
> > Warning, partition c doesn't start at 0!
> > Warning, partition c doesn't cover the whole unit!
> > Warning, An incorrect partition c may cause problems for standard
> > system utilities
> > What does this mean?
> You don't say what version of FreeBSD you are running. I recall that
> this problem has been discussed several times on freebsd-current though,
> so it might be better to check there.
I'm running 5.0, so that can very well be.
> > I'm considering reinstalling the system with 5.2, reformatting the
> > disk, but I don't know if this will clear the error. It will have a
> > larger root though.
> It's a warning and not necessarily an error. IIRC it *might* be an issue
> with bsdlabel, but don't take my word for it, go and check current, or
> google mailing.freebsd.current.
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