Alex Zbyslaw wrote: > Matthew Seaman wrote: > >> Gabriel Rossetti wrote: > >>> How can I do that? When I use sysinstall to create my partitions it >>> automatically create's it as da0s1d. >> Use: >> >> bsdlabel -e da0s1 >> >> > There's also a trick you can use in sysinstall. It will only ever > assign an "a" partition to /. So if you have some partition which you > know will act as a root partition, but isn't actually going to be one > right now, *lie*. Set the mount point to / and get assigned e.g. > da0s1a then *change* the mountpoint with M (I think) back to whatever > you're calling this partition right now e.g. /root2. Make sure you > turn off softupdates (S?) if changing the mountpoint turns them back > on. Once the a partition has been assigned, it won't be re-assigned > just because you changed the mountpoint. > > Of course, this means that you have to assign all the pseudo-root > partitions before you assign any real root partition otherwise > sysinstall will likely complain about the duplicate mountpoint. (Or > change the real root mountpoint, do your pseudo roots, then change the > real root back to /). > > Of course, it doesn't help you now, but if there's a next time... > > --Alex > > > Thank you Alex, yes, like you said, there's always a next time :-)
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