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Re: mounting OpenBSD partitions in FreeBSD & vice-versa
In some mail from Michael Lucas, sie said:
> I have OpenBSD 3.1 at the beginning of a disk, and FreeBSD-current at
> the end.
> FreeBSD can read the disklabel on the OpenBSD slice, but fails to
> pedicular~;mount /dev/ad0s1e /mnt
> mount: /dev/ad0s1e on /mnt: incorrect super block
> OpenBSD can mount the FreeBSD root partition, but doesn't seem to find
> my other FreeBSD partitions. The disklabels bear this out -- OpenBSD
> sees my FreeBSD slice as a single large partition.
> In my Google searches, I see a couple references saying "don't do
> this." Is this still the case? I must admit, I find it somewhat odd
> that we can mount Linux partitions more easily than other BSDs.
> I'd like to be able to transfer information from one OS to the other
> easily. Any suggestions?
You need to edit the disklabel for OpenBSD and add in explicityly
where the FreeBSD pratitions are in your a-h or a-p list of partitions
in terms of sector offset/count. Same as you would for DOS partitions.