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Feature #4379

fdisk(1M) should work on anything

Added by Rich Lowe over 5 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2013-12-04
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<jesse_> # fdisk -r
         /dev/zvol/rdsk/zones/e06196ea-3be0-45e7-a64a-668795f2f5aa-disk0
                                                                        [14:59]
<jesse_> /dev/zvol/rdsk/zones/e06196ea-3be0-45e7-a64a-668795f2f5aa-disk0:
         Cannot get disk label geometry.
<jesse_> that's it.=)                                                   [15:00]
<jesse_> "fdisk should work with zvols" 
<jesse_> assuming the linux image disks from joyent repo are not magical
         non-disks                                                      [15:01]
<wesolows> fdisk should be willing to work on anything, even a plain file
<wesolows> partition tables are just data; they're not magical.

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