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Date:      Tue, 20 Jan 2009 09:41:12 -0800
From:      David Wolfskill <david@catwhisker.org>
To:        Eduardo Meyer <dudu.meyer@gmail.com>
Cc:        stable@freebsd.org, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: switching bsdlabel's label
Message-ID:  <20090120174112.GS17567@albert.catwhisker.org>
In-Reply-To: <d3ea75b30901200936n15ae0b03m4c48ba55f3728d44@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <d3ea75b30901200724o4bc9b515y71733fcb2f5808f9@mail.gmail.com> <20090120161355.GA28525@hugo10.ka.punkt.de> <d3ea75b30901200936n15ae0b03m4c48ba55f3728d44@mail.gmail.com>

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On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 03:36:34PM -0200, Eduardo Meyer wrote:
> ...
> > Why not simply use bsdlabel -e da0s1?
>=20
> Because I didnt know about that? ;-)
>=20
> Thank you for the hint.
>=20
> However I still have the same doubt. Since basically its the same
> task, Is it safe do relabel this way?

I have done it several times without any problems.

Do, however, ensure that your /etc/fstab entries match the result before
you reboot; attempting a "mount" by hand (merely specifying either the
mount point or the device, but not both) before your next reboot can
serve as a useful reality check.

Peace,
david
--=20
David H. Wolfskill				david@catwhisker.org
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