In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> typed: > On Tuesday, Mar 4, 2003, at 14:55 US/Mountain, Mike Meyer wrote: > >> However, I am wanting some second opinions on this, > >> and since I am not a disklabel guru, some guidance on how to use > >> disklabel > >> without screwing up my system would be appreciated. > > Basically, run "disklabel -e /dev/da0s1". That will create a temporary > > file with the disklabel in it, and open an editor on that file. Delete > > the line - if it exists - for a, copy the e line to where it was, and > > then change the initial e to an a. Then save the file and exit the > > editor. Fix your fstab to refer to da0s1a instead of da0s1e, and > > reboot. > Okay, should I be able to have an "a" and an "e" that overlap? > Disklabel doesn't seem to want to let me do this.
Yes, you should, but apparently someone decided not to allow that. Personally, that strikes me as a being bogus, but fixing it requires hacking disklabel. Try booting the fixit cdrom, and doing the disklabel to chagne e to a without mounting e. <mike -- Mike Meyer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message