powerpc/116789: 7.0-CURRENT-200709-powerpc doesn't show partitions

Eric J. Christeson eric.j.christeson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 10:30:02 PDT 2007


>Number:         116789
>Category:       powerpc
>Synopsis:       7.0-CURRENT-200709-powerpc doesn't show partitions
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-ppc
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Oct 01 17:30:01 GMT 2007
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Eric J. Christeson
>Release:        7.0-CURRENT-200709-powerpc
>Organization:
>Environment:
I don't have any way to get info from machine.
It's a PowerMac G4 MDD 1.0Ghz
>Description:
After partitioning my disc with 2 UFS partitions and booting sysinstall, fdisk doesn't find any partitions on the disc.  I booted with http://people.freebsd.org/~grehan/miniinst.iso which found the partitions fine and was able to format them.
>How-To-Repeat:
Partition hard drive and boot into sysinstall.  No partitions are found in fdisk.
>Fix:


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