need help setting up a new partition
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Wed Feb 8 21:20:51 PST 2006
--- Peter <petermatulis at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> --- Conrad Sabatier <conrads at cox.net> wrote:
> > On 09-Feb-2006 Peter wrote:
> > > Hi everybody,
> > >
> > > I have a dual-boot arrangement with Win2k (on the first and second
> > > partition) and FreeBSD 5.4 (on the third partition). I am willing
> > > sacrifice the second partition and give it over to FreeBSD as I am
> > > lacking space there. I'm just not sure how to proceed.
> > Use sysinstall to delete the partition and then re-create it as ufs.
> I tried your suggestion but I cannot write to disk. I posted a
> I tried booting into single-user mode but still no dice.
Actually I changed a sysctl setting (sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=16) and I
was able to delete/create the partition. Now I am stuck trying to create
the slices. It keeps telling me the mount points do not exist when they
do. I rebooted after creating them.
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