On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:46:43AM +0100, cpghost wrote: > Hello, > > I'm trying to extend a ntfs filesystem in a qemu raw image, by > following the instructions here: > > http://qemu-forum.ipi.fi/viewtopic.php?p=12362 > > Of course, this requires sysutils/ntfsprogs and the equivalent of > losetup. Of course, mdconfig is our losetup. > > Now, how is it possible to mdconfig a file, but starting from a > specific offset? > > (Of course, taking the image file apart, mdconfig one of its fragments, > then putting it back together could be a hackish work-around (?), but > it would be nice if mdconfig were able to map a partial file directly.)
Just one more data point: if I mdconfig the qemu raw image, I do get both a /dev/md0 and /dev/md0s1 device, so I can fdisk /dev/md0s1 directly. mdconfig to another offset in the raw image file is therefore not strictly needed in this special case; but it would still be a nice-to-have feature. Regards, -cpghost. -- Cordula's Web. http://www.cordula.ws/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"