[haiku-development] Re: mkfs: Error: Failed to get disk device for path /dev/disk/ata/0/master/2: No such file or directory

  • From: Marcus Jacob <rossi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 21:02:19 +0200

addendum: mkdos on the same partion actually works and creates a working file 
system, which is also recognized by vista ... in case that matters.

strange ...


>>On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 1:28 PM, Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> ->mkfs -t bfs -v /dev/disk/ata/0/master/2 Haiku
>>Shouldn't that be 0/master/2/0_0 or whatever partition index it is?
>I would have expected the same, but both DriveSetup and the /dev hierachy 
>insist on the path I wrote in the mail, no clue why ...
>Actually under /dev/disk/ata/0/master I have four entries:
>0    1    2    raw
>which by coincidence ;-) actually matches my partition layout
>0 -> EISA Configuration (empty) required by FSC remote service or whatever 
>1 -> Windows Vista (don't kill me - need UMTS)
>2 -> designated partition for Haiku if I ever manage to actually get it 
>Btw, I also tried to (install) boot BeOS from CD on this laptop to use the 
>BeOS tools to fix the partition, however this of course failed, since BeOS 
>doesn't like USB cd-rom ;-( and the laptop has no built-in optical drive 
>actually slimmer and lighter than the MacBook Air ;-)

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