disklabel format incompatible with freebsd-4?

Yury Tarasievich grog at grsu.by
Sat Jun 11 08:19:43 PDT 2005

On 11 June 2005 17:53, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 5:09 PM +0300 6/11/05, Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> >On 9 June 2005 21:38, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >>  ALL OF A SUDDEN ?? This chance was in the tree for months.
> >>  Actually over a year. That's TWO releases.
> >
> >Last time I tried accessing dfbsd partition from freebsd-4,
> >everything worked,  and I'm sure it wasn't year ago.
> >
> >Anyway, we've had this kind of talk previously. I won't go into
> >it again.
> You probably had installed dragonfly by building it on a freebsd-4
> system, and then installing it over the disk-layout which was left
. ..

You are right! I'd installed by copying dfbsd over, indeed, because at the 
time I was scared by stories of dfbsd installer corrupting partition table. 
And quite possibly I didn't do anything with dfbsd's disklabel, at least I 
don't remember doing so.

. ..
> Whatever your previous setup was, this change really did happen
> more than a year ago.  People aren't saying that just to annoy you.

Perish the thought. That was just misunderstanding.

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