Jerry McAllister writes: > The only thing you aren't doing in either of these cases is making > that da0s1a bootable. If you want that, you need to do:
That's because it already is, and I do _not_ want to change that. It's a 4.5 G disk. When I installed the system, I spent 0.5 G on /, 1 G for swap, another for /var ... and left the rest untouched. I now have a project that can use that space. > If I am doing it by hand, I would prefer using direct edit as in: > (NOTE, you apparently already have some usable label on the disk) > > >> bsdlabel -e -r da0s1 > > This will bring up an edit session (vi unless you have your editor > set to something else - I use vi) > as follows. > > > # /dev/da0s1: > > 8 partitions: > > # size offset fstype [fsize bsize bps/cpg] > > a: 1024000 0 4.2BSD 0 0 0 > > b: 2097152 * swap > > c: * 0 unused 0 0 # "raw" part, don't > edit > > d: 2097152 * 4.2BSD 0 0 0 > > e: * * 4.2BSD 0 0 0 So (using the file method) I can specify the start, use '*' for the size, and it will compute the correct value for "rest of the slice"? Robert Huff _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"