On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 03:24:33PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: > > "man disklabel" is pretty comprehensive. > > Yes. But, you have to read it together with man fdisk to make any > sense of it and even then the writing is rather convoluted and confusing. > They could both use a complete systematic rewrite. I don't think I > know enough of the extra stuff (the stuff I don't usually use) to do > it or I would try it.
Actually, the disklabel application and man page got a complete rewrite and a change of name for 5.x. Compare and contrast: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=disklabel&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+4.9-stable&format=html http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=bsdlabel&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+5.2-RELEASE+and+Ports&format=html Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks Savill Way PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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