Logical dos drive in extended partition

Mark Blackman mark at blackmans.org
Tue Aug 27 10:56:35 BST 2002


'fdisk' will give you hints about the four main partition(s).

The extended partition(s) should show as ad0s5, ad0s6, ad0s7, ad0s8.

- Mark 

> I thought I had got the hang of these things ages ago but was mistaken.
> I have a windows installation on ad0s1 (which mounts fine), a BSD root on ad0s2a (, 
> swap on ad0s2b) and two more fat32 partitions in which are definately in the third and 
> extended partition.
> What would the device name be these last ones ?
> I thought they would be ad0s3# where # is a letter, maybe g or h. But it isn't any ad0s3# 
> and I've been pissing in the wind trying to find out. I had MAKEDEVed ad0s3 a-h.
> disklabel won't confirm the existance of any more than a,b,c in ad0s2.
> This is incredibly frustrating. There's nothing in the handbook about getting at partitions 
> one _knows_ to exist which aren't right at the front.
> Any suggestions gratefully received.
> 	Jon
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