Can't add new 1TB disk in FreeBSD 6.1
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Sun Oct 5 10:43:07 UTC 2008
On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 11:07:58AM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>> I tried using fdisk first, same problem, won't let me write to the disk.
>> Do you will use the entire disk in one partition ? If so, just do:
>> newfs /dev/ad4
> yes you can. i actually do this
Isn't this what's called "Dangerously Dedicated" mode, and is considered
"very risky behaviour" on FreeBSD nowadays?
I would be wary of doing it that way. Using slices is the preferred
method, e.g. newfs /dev/ad4s1a.
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