update to 8.0-RELEASE --> partition gone
ben at morrow.me.uk
Wed Dec 16 23:12:50 UTC 2009
Quoth Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt at mac.com>:
> On Dec 16, 2009, at 3:27 AM, Marian Hettwer wrote:
> > gee, thanks!
> > That worked.
> > root at talisker:/root# ls /dev/ad8*
> > /dev/ad8 /dev/ad8s1 /dev/ad8s1a
> > root at talisker:/root# mount /dev/ad8s1a /BACKUP/
> > root at talisker:/root# umount /BACKUP/
> > but, hm, whats that?
> > root at talisker:/root# fsck /dev/ad8s1a
> > fsck: Could not determine filesystem type
> I minor inconvenience for the time being. fsck hasn't
> been thought about getting partition types from gpart,
> so that it can do a best-effort attempt at guessing
> which variant to run. For now, you need to be explicit:
I for one would rather *not* see fsck extended in this way. The whole
point of fsck is that you're running it on a potentially-broken disk;
guessing is not helpful at that point :).
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