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Re: sun disk labels

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: sun disk labels
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 01:14:26 +1100
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On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 03:18:43PM -0600, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> First, he tried using parted to create a disklabel on a ~600GB RAID5. 
> Parted displays the size correctly at startup but creates a disklabel for 
> double that size, complete with a 1.2TB whole disk partition. Fdisk creates 
> this disklabel correctly.

Fdisk didn't look correct to me.

> Second, he tried using parted on a 143GB drive. It did something different:
> fdisk display from parted-created disklabel:
> /dev/sdb3             0        16    126760    5  Whole disk
> fdisk display from fdisk-created disklabel:
> /dev/sdb3             0     17847 143356027+   5  Whole disk
> I've also go dd'd images of the disk labels from both drives for parted and 
> fdisk.

Could you please send these to the list?  (Only 512 bytes each?)


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