modify existing partitions - newbie
sarav_gsa at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 27 02:42:20 PST 2005
I just needed to delete some partitions(ad0s1e &
ad0s1f) in my existing slice(ad0s1) and recreate with
1) I tried using 'sysinstll --> Config --> Label' ,
then delete e & f , but this couldn't write. It says
'unable to write data on ad0' . What is the problem?
2) Tried using 'disklabel -e ad0s1', then a file
opens. I deleted the last two lines(e & f) and saved.
Now it shows as the following
# size offset fstype [fsize bsize
a: 41943040 0 4.2BSD 2048 16384 28552
b: 4194304 83886080 swap
c: 320159322 0 unused 0 0
# "raw" part, don't edit
d: 41943040 41943040 4.2BSD 2048 16384 28552
Is it the correct way to delete the partitions?
3) How to add new partitions in the same slice?
( I read lot of links, all are about formatting a new
Please help me
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