sysinstall won't write fs to new disk, bad magic number
oliver-mailinglist at charter.net
Wed Apr 12 15:29:36 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 12 April 2006 04:18, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Oliver Iberien <oliver-mailinglist at charter.net> writes:
> > There was a thread about this a while ago, but it did not seem to end in
> > a solution... In any case, I have a 160GB Seagate drive that I was trying
> > to mount a partition on as /disk2. I went through the instructions in the
> > Handbook under "Formatting Media for Use With FreeBSD." No formatting
> > seemed to be happening, though. When I added it to fstab, something in
> > KDE found it and then failed to open it. mount shows that it has not been
> > mounted, and if I try to mount it:
> > bsd# mount -u /dev/ad1s2c /disk2
> > mount: /dev/ad1s2c on /disk2: specified device does not match mounted
> > device bsd# mount /dev/ad1s2c /disk2
> > mount: /dev/ad1s2c: Input/output error
> > I looked at the previous thread and then tried:
> > bsd# newfs /dev/ad1s2c
> > /dev/ad1s2c: 52627.0MB (107780084 sectors) block size 16384, fragment
> > size 2048
> > using 287 cylinder groups of 183.77MB, 11761 blks, 23552 inodes.
> > super-block backups (for fsck -b #) at:
> > 160, 376512, 752864, 1129216, 1505568, 1881920, 2258272, 2634624,
> > 3010976, ...
> > 107260480, 107636832
> > cg 0: bad magic number
> > I had two partitions on it, one to be used for linux later on. I tried
> > swapping them out, but no difference.
> > This drive worked under linux. Any ideas?
> Sounds like you didn't write a disklabel on it.
> That's covered in the tutorial you mentioned...
I used the disklabel tool in sysinstall. But it did not seem to do anything...
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