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!! /\ Vincent _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"