IBook G4 and FreeBSD 9.0-RC2: unable to create four slices on
jrh29 at alumni.cwru.edu
Thu Nov 17 15:14:42 UTC 2011
2011/11/17 Andrey V. Elsukov <ae at freebsd.org>
> On 17.11.2011 15:47, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> > On Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:34:47 +0400
> > "Andrey V. Elsukov" <ae at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >> On 17.11.2011 1:46, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> >>> As you can see, the drive is APM partitioned, and there is 16 G of
> free space on it.
> >>> g-ibook# gpart add -s 2G -t freebsd-swap ada0
> >>> gpart: index '4': No space left on device
> >> Can you show the output of `gpart list ada0`?
> > Sure:
> > root at kg-ibook# gpart list ada0
> > Geom name: ada0
> > modified: false
> > state: OK
> > fwheads: 16
> > fwsectors: 63
> > last: 117210239
> > first: 5
> > entries: 3
> ^^^ - this is why you get this error.
> This information is from the metadata.
> I'm not familiar with APM partition table, but may be Marcel can suggest
> WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov
Try recreating the partition table with geom. APM will create a partition
table 'partition' big enough to hold (N round 4) partitions, so you'll need
to tell it you want to create 8 partitions, or more than that.
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