On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 23:12:07 +0200, Vincent Zee 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
I'm very relieved and happy to have my disk back. Changing my system from 4.8 to 5.1 did the trick. Thanks all for your help. /\ Vincent _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"