On Sat, 26 May 2007 19:03:59 +0200, Hector De Jesus <hec1979@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thank you for your prompt response my concerns with the "format -e " command
> as a means to change the label came from the following document,
> http://docs.sun.com/source/819-6562-13/chapter4.html#64207. Where it
> cautions that you should not attempt to convert and EFI label to SMI using
> format, but I guess this is just Intel specific. Again thanks very much for
Yes, this is x86 specific, the X4500 aka. thumper is an amd64 box.
> your help.
> Hector De Jesus
> On 5/26/07, Frank Batschulat (Home) <Frank.Batschulat@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hector De Jesus wrote:
>> > I would like to know the proper way to convert a disk labeled EFI to
>> SMI. I have looked at some documentation and they state not to use format
>> -e to convert the label, but to use fdisk.
>> > However fdsik seems to only work on Solaris for intel x86 and not sparc.
>> due to the lack of any devices with p0 extension in /dev/dsk/directory.
>> > The usage for fdisk is "fdisk /dev/rdsk/"device"p0 or whatever partition
>> is being modified to change the label.
>> > Are there any concerns that I should be aware of on sparc? Any help or
>> supporting documentation would be great.
>> the proper way to do this on sparc is indeed format -e
>> and then to write an SMI label.
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