How does FreeBSD access NetBSD, OpenBSD?
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Fri Jan 28 08:19:24 PST 2005
> I have FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD on the same hard drive of my system.
> How can I mount the NetBSD or OpenBSD partitions from FreeBSD?
> Slice 1 - Ext3fs for data between linux/bsd
> Slice 2 - OpenBSD slice with 4 ufs partitions and swap (a,b,e,f,g)
> Slice 3 - FreeBSD slice with 4 ufs partitions and swap (a,b,d,e,f)
> Slice 4 - Extended slice composed of:
> Slice 5 - NetBSD slice with 4 ufs partitions and swap (a,b,e,f,g)
> Slice 6 - Unformatted as of yet.
Hmmm, First thing I see is that only 4 slices are allowed on a drive.
> FreeBSD is, of course running fine, but I can't see any of the other
> slices/partitions on the drive including the ext3fs partition.
> $ ls /dev/ad1*
> /dev/ad1 /dev/ad1s3 /dev/ad1s3c /dev/ad1s3f
> /dev/ad1s1 /dev/ad1s3a /dev/ad1s3d /dev/ad1s4
> /dev/ad1s2 /dev/ad1s3b /dev/ad1s3e /dev/ad1s5
> I can seem to access all the linux partitions on my first drive ad0,
> but that drive is only linux so there are no complex partitions in
> slices like on ad1. I would expect that the nature of geom, I should
> be able to access all the partitions fine, but I might be missing
Next question may be too obvious, but did you mount the other
slices or put them in /etc/fstab?
But, I bet it is the 4 slice limit per device that is the issue.
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