moving to larger drive
wojtek at tensor.3miasto.net
Sun Sep 12 00:51:22 PDT 2004
> Use fdisk to slice and do the mbr.
> In 4.xxx use disklabel to do disk labeling (partitioning) and boot block.
> In 5.xxx use bsdlabel to do disk labeling and boot block.
> Then use newfs to create filesystems in the partitions created
> with disklabel/bsdlabel.
> > manually
> > ?
> > i know how to do it in NetBSD, but here it's a bit different.
> > i need to move everything from one disk to another.
> Once you create the new drive, then, in single user, dump(8) | restore(8)
> from the old partitions/file systems to the new ones.
that is what i know but fdisk/bsdlabel i do not.
is fdisk compulsory?
in NetBSD i don't create fdisk partition table at all just bsd label
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