From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Sun 23 Sep 2001 - 11:43:17 IST
On Sat, Sep 22, 2001 at 11:48:10PM +0100, Robert Gallagher came forth with:
> I'm trying to create a partition scheme in NetBSD that will allow me to use
> the entire disk (4gigs) as the /var partition. My problem is that I can't
> figure the disk geometry that disklabel outputs:
> # size offset fstype [fsize bsize cpg/sgs]
> a: 131072 0 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 0 - 57*)
> b: 262144 131072 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 57*-
> c: 8380080 0 FILECORE # (Cyl. 0 -
> g: 3993432 393216 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 173*-
> h: 3993432 4386648 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 1940*-
> Is there a way I could create a 4.2BSD filesystem using all the free space
> the drive in say, sd0a ?
> There is probably an easier way of working this out :)
Well, apart from mailing the BSD Users group (bugi at domain redbrick.dcu.ie).
/dev/sd0c is the entire disk. you can use that if you want.
or delete one of the partitions that is there, and recreate it going from 0
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