DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2008-07
Re: fdisk implementation
On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Matthew Dillon
> :just a quick sidenote... while I decided to finally play around with hammer
> :I had to fiddle around with dragonfly's fdisk implementation and I think it is a mess!
> :The menu driven mode is horrible, and absolutely not self explaining.
> :We should definitely adapt the OpenBSD or newer FreeBSD version.
> :Is there any reason there could occur bigger problems with this ?
> :Otherwise I'm actually willing to try to port it over during my semester break,
> :because I really believe it is necessary to do this.
> :If there is any special super mode I missed about the fdisk we are using right now just let me know!
> :Jost Tobias Springenberg <email@example.com>
> We could probably use a new fdisk, I think this would be a good
You may want to have a look at
http://www.freshports.org/sysutils/sfdisk/ This is the fdisk tool
used in sysinstall, and has a decent interface. It's similar to
cfdisk from the Linux-world (but nicer to use IMO).