On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 22:42, Brian Astill wrote: > On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 08:42 pm, Malcolm Kay wrote: > > > > > > Sure there is [a solution]. Show us what fdisk and disklabel > > > > > > say. > > > > > > referring to my being unable to access ad0s2 from FBSD. > > > The drive is partitioned DOS-DOS-FBSD. > > > If I set up the partitions Primary1-Primary2-Primary3, WinNT > > > "hides" Primary2, and I have to "unhide" using Partition Magic > > > every time I boot into that hateful OS. However, I CAN acess > > > Primary2 from FBSD. > > > However, If I set up the partitions > > > Primary1-Logical1-Primary2, WinNT is happy, but Logical1 cannot be > > > mounted by FBSD. > > > > Never had occassion to use this but:- > > It's my understanding that so called logical partitions/slices are > > available to FreeBSD as slice 5, 6 ... > > Thus you should be able to mount the elusive partition as ad0s5. > > Agreed. Sorry, been there, done that. Doesn't work if I use > Primary/Logical/Primary. /dev/ad0s5 exists. > > #mount -t msdos /dev/ad0s2 /mnt/edrive > doesn't work, either, if I use Primary/Logical/Primary. /dev/ad0s2 > does exist. > > <thinks> I wonder what would happen if I tried to mount ad0s2a? > <tests> Neither ad0s2a not ad0s2e succeed :-( > Keeps saying "invalid argument" - /dev/ad0s2a and e both exist, so does > /mnt/edrive. > So I'm stuck.
I must say I find this surprising; I wonder whether Partition Magic has done something to the boot record of the extended partition, especially the partition table. What does: # fdisk /dev/ad0s2 report? Malcolm _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"