# of labels per slice [was: Re: bsdlabel on root disk]

Harald Schmalzbauer h at schmalzbauer.de
Fri Jan 30 09:14:43 PST 2004

On Friday 30 January 2004 18:03, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> Dear list,
> Sorry, I know that this question arose several times, but I couldn't find
> anything useful via google and I never paid attention because I never
> thought I'd have that problem, but now I do:
> How the heck can I manipulate the bsdlabel on the root disk?
> The machine is some hundred miles away so I can't boot from CD to do that.
> I have to write a new label to a running system!!!

Ok, I found that bsdlabel works but sysinstall doesn't. (Why?)
But now I have the problem that I can't create labels higher than "h".
If I remember correctly I should be able to create 16 labels per slice. Am I 

Thanks for any help,


> Thanks,
> -Harry
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