DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2007-08
Re: [issue762] missing 's0' in device use
Thomas Nikolajsen wrote:
Thomas Nikolajsen <email@example.com> added the comment:
I have looked into this; think I'm finished for now.
New patches attached:
forgot one place in prev. patch.
- ccd(4), ccdconfig(8)
tested, not just guessing.
I have called 's0' for 'compatibility slice',
other (w/ positive slice number) 'normal slice'.
Terms used was: 'base disk/raw disk' and 'slice';
this had to change if 's0' is called a slice, which seems natural.
I'm not sure s0 always technically is a compatibility slice;
eg. for vn0s0 or ccd0s0; if other terms should be used,
give me a hint or just change it.
Also first disklabel example is changes a bit:
a ccd partition is added (we don't use 4.2BSD for that any more),
and an error is fixed: sizes and offsets didn't add up correctly.
Uh, I looked into this for some time and ended up frustrated. For
example, shouldn't it then also be
disklabel [-r] slice
disklabel [-r] disk
I'm kinda confused over adjusting disklabel.8.
- disklabel64(5), disklabel64(8)
Minimal changes: just to show disklabel64; not 'disklabel'
- vinum(4), vinum(8)
This isn't tested yet; will do that.
Not committed. Is this tested yet?
I came to think about that information on changed disk device use,
is only in /usr/src/UPDATING, which isn't on release CD.
I think easiest solution would be to just copy UPDATING to root of CD.
Yea, that would be a good thing.