CLI filesystem format tool
perrin at apotheon.com
Mon Apr 30 05:26:18 UTC 2007
On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 10:59:33PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> I would suggest that you first use bsdlabel to create a single partition
> on that slice. You can use the a: partition, or if you feel squimish
> about using that one that is traditionally used for root, then use
> the d: partition. Do this:
> bsdlabel -w ad0s3 To initialize a partition label, then
> bsdlabel -e ad0s3
> You enter an edit more. Just duplicate the c: line
> --Do NOT change the c: line--
> edit that duplicate line and make it a: or d: or whatever.
> Change the tuype to BSD4.2
> You can add values for [fsize bsize bps/cpg], maybe to:
> 2048 16384 28552
> But I think you can just leave them blank.
> write/quit the edit session and the label is written.
> Then you need to run newfs on that new partition.
> newfs /dev/ad0s3a or newfs /dev/ad0s3d if you named it d:
> Then, just edit /etc/fstab to make it mount at boot time
> and mount it up. If you already have stuff in /home, then you will
> need to make one of them a temporary mount somewhere to move stuff over.
Thanks for the advice.
CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
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