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Date:      Tue, 20 Jan 2009 09:41:12 -0800
From:      David Wolfskill <>
To:        Eduardo Meyer <>
Subject:   Re: switching bsdlabel's label
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On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 03:36:34PM -0200, Eduardo Meyer wrote:
> ...
> > Why not simply use bsdlabel -e da0s1?
> Because I didnt know about that? ;-)
> Thank you for the hint.
> 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.

David H. Wolfskill
Depriving a girl or boy of an opportunity for education is evil.

See for my public key.

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