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Bug #762 » disklabel64.5.patch

thomas.nikolajsen, 08/09/2007 09:49 PM

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disklabel64.5 9 Aug 2007 11:49:28 -0000
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.\" $DragonFly: src/sbin/disklabel64/disklabel64.5,v 1.1 2007/06/19 02:53:55 dillon Exp $
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.\"
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.Dd June 5, 1993
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.Dt DISKLABEL 5
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.Dt DISKLABEL64 5
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.Os
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.Sh NAME
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.Nm disklabel
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.Nm disklabel64
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.Nd disk pack label
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.Sh SYNOPSIS
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.In sys/disklabel.h
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.In sys/disklabel64.h
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.Sh DESCRIPTION
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Each disk or disk pack on a system may contain a disk label
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which provides detailed information
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is divided.
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It should be initialized when the disk is formatted,
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and may be changed later with the
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.Xr disklabel 8
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.Xr disklabel64 8
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program.
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This information is used by the system disk driver and by the bootstrap
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program to determine how to program the drive
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.Dv DIOCWLABEL
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.Xr ioctl 2 ,
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which is done as needed by the
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.Xr disklabel 8
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.Xr disklabel64 8
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program.
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.Pp
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A copy of the in-core label for a disk can be obtained with the
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Thus, the initial label for a disk or disk pack must be installed
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by writing to the raw disk.
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All of these operations are normally done using
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.Xr disklabel 8 .
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.Xr disklabel64 8 .
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.Pp
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The format of the disk label is specified in
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.In sys/disklabel.h .
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.In sys/disklabel64.h .
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.Sh SEE ALSO
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.Xr disklabel 5 ,
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.Xr disktab 5 ,
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.Xr disklabel 8
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.Xr disklabel64 8
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