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Re: Two OpenBSD releases on one disk

Sunday, October 24, 2004, 2:11:05 PM, Dave Feustel wrote:

DF> On Sunday 24 October 2004 05:52 am, Roland Kuebert wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I recently tried to install two OpenBSD releases on one disk
>> (3.5-i386).
>> I followed this posting by Ted Unangst:
>> http://www.monkey.org/openbsd/archive/misc/0301/msg01608.html
>> -- Quote --
>> wd0a - stable root
>> wd0d - current root
>> you can share home, swap, and tmp
>> -- Quote --
>> However, I did not succeed to install a release onto wd0d. When I quit
>> disklabel I always get "wd0a will be mounted as root, wd0b as swap
>> space".
>> I then installed onto /dev/wd0a, did a boot to floppy, dumped the contents
>> of /dev/wd0a and restored them onto /dev/wd0d.
>> Is there an easier way?
>> Regards,
>> Roland

DF> Add a 2nd harddrive and install each version of Openbsd to a separate harddrive?


I don't need that, the system is running as is.
I just wanted to know if it possible to _not_ install to wd0a as
root slice but to, say, wd0d.




Wie zahlreich sind doch die Dinge,
deren ich nicht Bedarf.
 - Sokrates