mounting a solaris HD

Roland Smith rsmith at
Mon Apr 9 22:05:43 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 05:09:51AM +0800, Tun Eler wrote:
> Hi all,
> i have to mount a Solaris HD on my FBSD 6.2 machine in order
> to extract some data. It is recognized at boot time as
> ad1: 76319MB <SAMSUNG SP0842N BH100-35> at ata0-slave UDMA66
> I tried 
> mount -t ext2fs /dev/ad1 /mnt
> and got the answer:
> mount_ext2fs: /dev/ad1: Invalid argument

Doesn't solaris use UFS filesystems? I think plain old mount shoud do
the trick.

You might want to enable "options GEOM_SUNLABEL" in your kernel, though
I don't know if that's necessary.

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