disklabel format incompatible with freebsd-4?
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sat Jun 11 08:42:45 PDT 2005
Basically the issue with the disk label is that it's bigger. Older
FreeBSD disklabels were organized like this:
And are in fact compatible with our new larger disklabel with a few minor
changes. HOWEVER, newer FreeBSD disklabels which support UFS and UFS2
booting are organized like this:
And do not have any free space and are thus not compatible with our new
larger disklabel :-(. That's just the way it is. DragonFly should
recognize and support a FreeBSD disklabel but it won't work the other
way around. I don't recommend mixing partitions anyway.
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