svn commit: r195817 - head/usr.sbin/sysinstall
scottl at samsco.org
Thu Jul 23 21:47:09 UTC 2009
M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <4A66D0F4.4030108 at FreeBSD.org>
> Alexander Motin <mav at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : Colin Percival wrote:
> : > Author: cperciva
> : > Date: Wed Jul 22 03:50:54 2009
> : > New Revision: 195817
> : > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/195817
> : >
> : > Log:
> : > Remove the "dedicated disk mode" partitioning option from sysinstall, in
> : > both the disk partitioning screen (the 'F' key) and via install.cfg (the
> : > VAR_DEDICATED_DISK option). This functionality is currently broken in 8.x
> : > due to libdisk and geom generating different partition names; this commit
> : > merely acts to help steer users away from the breakage.
> : >
> : > Submitted by: randi
> : > Approved by: re (kensmith)
> : >
> : > Modified:
> : > head/usr.sbin/sysinstall/disks.c
> : Is there any other way to not align FS block to the ugly legacy 63
> : sectors per track boundary with sysinstall now? I think RAIDs won't be
> : happy. May be it would be better to fix it?
> The reason we do it like this is because the boot blocks occupy the
> first cylinder group. Which with today's fake goemetry is 63
I already covered this. Unfortunately, Randi didn't take my bait.
Anyways, '63' is a minimum, it's not a singular value. It's also
an incredibly bad default.
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