On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 14:04:22 -0700 (PDT), Dan Strick wrote:
>>  How do I add a disk containing data to a new system without erasing
>>  that data.
>>  I searched the mailinglist and the documentation but could not find
>>  information
>>  for this scenario.
>>  The system in question is running 4.8
>>  The disk is coming from a 5.1 system and uses ufs with softupdates.
>>  The disk has one partition.
> Would that be UFS1 with softupdates or UFS2 with softupdates?
> I don't think FreeBSD 4.8 understands UFS2.  If you didn't specify UFS1
> when you made the file system on FreeBSD 5.1, you got UFS2 format.
> Otherwise the disk should just move.  (The MBR partition/slice table
> and the FreeBSD disk-label/partition-table formats are the same.)
> dan

Hi Dan,

when on 5.1 I used the defaults so that would be UFS2 then.
MMmm, ok sounds like a new install of 5.1 I guess (:-))
Thanks Dan and all the others who so kindly helped me!!

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