diskLabelCommit fails within a sysinstall script?

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at msu.edu
Wed Feb 20 19:14:31 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 01:48:53PM -0500, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 16:32 -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > I don't know about all you ask, but the 'c' partition should always
> > be there and be set to identify the whole slice eg start at 0 and
> > the size be the size of the slice.   The system uses it to identify
> its a damn shame that this is still the case.  defeats / undermines the
> whole purpose of /dev/[as][d##][s#][a-z]
> /dev/[as][d##][s#] alone can represent entire BIOS partitions
> /dev/[as][d##] alone can represent entire disk
> Not sure why we still need a 'c' slice for legacy ?!

Probably.  I don't really know how it gets used, but the system
still seems to expect it somewhere.   


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> Brian A. Seklecki <bseklecki at collaborativefusion.com>
> Collaborative Fusion, Inc.
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