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Date:      Sun, 29 Sep 1996 23:04:52 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Mark Cheeseman <cheese@bbq.websource.com.au>
Cc:        Pedro A M Vazquez <vazquez@iqm.unicamp.br>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Adding a second disk - what am I missing?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.960929230348.410C-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <199609301136.LAA02126@bbq.websource.com.au>

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On Mon, 30 Sep 1996, Mark Cheeseman wrote:

> > > > You need to specify a BSD partition, ie a,d,e etc.  I assume you're using
> > > > the entire disk and don't want to partition it, so newfs the a drive:
> > > > 
> > > > newfs /dev/rsd0s1a
> > > 
> > > Except that I don't seem to have an "a" partition: "newfs: /dev/rsd0s1a: No
> > > such file or directory"
> > > 
> > > I guess there must be another step in there somewhere. Any more suggestions?

Try doing it removing the 'r' with newfs.  I haven't done this myself so
I'm sort of reaching here...

> > have you run disklabel?
> 
> I thought sysinstall was supposed to take care of that so I haven't tried it
> until now. Everything looks sensible except for the last few lines which 
> say something like (excuse any typos - I don't have cut/paste here):
> 
> 8 partitions:
> #	size       offset       fstype  [fsize bsize bps/cpg]
>   c:	2031650		0	unused	0     0     # (Cyl.   0 - 27088*)
> 
> Can I just change "unused" to "freebsd"? What should I do about the 8
> partitions? Change it to 1, or leave it as it is?

No.  Did you 'w'rite the changes using sysinstall?  It looks like the disk
wasn't labelled with the new partitions.  There should be an 'a' entry
there.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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