sysinstall says "BARF", concerns libdisk and geom_label

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Tue May 22 12:06:36 UTC 2007

Björn König wrote:

> when I start sysinstall I get the error message "BARF 148 <88>". The
> reason for this is the label of my Windows partion, it is called "Windows
> XP" and contains a space character. libdisk/open_disk.c needs to parse the
> value of kern.geom.conftxt which contains spaces as field seperator,
> therefore it fails.

Perhaps encoding such character as %20 or "\ "?

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