|(Amos Shapira) writes:
|| Dealing with disk partitioning might be a bit more convenient if I could run
|| something which could give me the disk partition table, something a-la
|| the PD 'dk' utility available for the Suns.
|'man prtvtoc'; you probably want 'prtvtoc -s /dev/rroot'
Thanks. Just what I was looking for.
|| Right now I run something like:
|| # echo l/sh/part | fx -x 'dksc(0,1)'
|| but it would be nice if there was a way to output things more "cleanly" or
|| even tell fx to shut up and just print things.
|Is there *really* a lot of use for a mode where fx suppresses
|all of it's prompts (I'm asking seriously). If there is, I might
No real need, now that I know about prtvtoc.
|consider adding it. I never saw it as much of a problem, and I
|did a lot of our manufacturing disk setup and burning feeding
|stuff to fx on stdin (and sometimes looking at it's output).
Generally the 'read from stdin' stuff should be enough to automate somewhat
the disk setup, if its possible to get the same info from other tools (it is,
isn't it?) then fx could be left as it is as far as I am concerned.
|There is also dvhtool, but it is deprecated for everything but
|putting and getting files from the volhdr.
--Amos Shapira (Jumper Extraordinaire) | "Of course Australia was marked for
C.S. System Group, Hebrew University, | glory, for its people had been chosen
Jerusalem 91904, ISRAEL | by the finest judges in England."