alpha/61940: Can't disklabel new disk from FreeBSD/alpha
obrien at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 26 10:30:17 PST 2004
The following reply was made to PR alpha/61940; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "David O'Brien" <obrien at FreeBSD.org>
To: "Matthew X. Economou" <xenophon+freebsd at irtnog.org>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: alpha/61940: Can't disklabel new disk from FreeBSD/alpha 5.2-RELEASE sysinstall
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 10:24:35 -0800
On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 05:31:57AM -0800, Matthew X. Economou wrote:
> When presented with a disk that originally contained OpenVMS or Linux,
> the disk label editor executed by sysinstall in FreeBSD/alpha
> 5.2-RELEASE cannot reinitialize the disk with a FreeBSD disk label.
> Instead, it reports an error about there being no free space on the
> selected disk.
1. Please properly wrap you lines, by hand if necessary. :-)
2. Please email phk at freebsd.org and ask him what part of your disk he
needs 'dd'ed and sent to him to determine if this is something GEOM
isn't taking into account.
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