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Re: installation question (keeping partition untouched)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: installation question (keeping partition untouched)
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2004_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 16:06:52 -0700
Quoting J Moore (jaymo_(_at_)_cullmail_(_dot_)_com):
> Greg Thomas wrote:
> > No, you're not changing the label. The only things you're doing are NOT
> > adding those partitions to fstab and NOT newfs'ing them. Those partitions
> > are just ignored.
> OK... so let's assume a simple system with two partitions: a = /, and d
> = /home
> a: OFFSET=63, SIZE=100000
> d: OFFSET=100063, SIZE=100000
> now, during a subsequent install I want to preserve /home, but need to
> make / a bit larger, so in disklabel I input something like this:
> a: OFFSET=63, SIZE=100001
And now you've changed the label, corrupted /home and it's all over.
> and a "none" entry for d (?)... will result in an untouched /home?
> Does /home get relocated somehow?
via magic? No.
Via restore from tape? Sure.
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