rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sun Aug 9 13:27:58 UTC 2009
On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 10:41:05PM +1000, Michael Christie wrote:
> Hi there all,
> I need your help. I have a supermicro server which was running Freebsd 7.1
> with 2 SATA drives. I have had G mirror running on the server. I needed to
> do a full reinstall of freebsd but was unable to disengage the mirror at the
> time. When installing Freebsd, on to the drives i see i have AD4 AD6 and AR0
> on the disk label, i have installed the new free bsd in AD4, and the system
> would not boot.
> I have come across this before where i have to remove AR0 to default the
> drive, i can remember reading a thread on how to use “fix it” and using the
> live cd. I have google but cannot find it
> Please is there any one here that can refresh my memory and tell me how to
> remove gmirror from my drives so i can do a fresh install,.
I don't think you have to do a new install. Just use 'boot0cfg -s 1 ad4' to
make the next boot start from da4. Then rebuild ad6: 'gmirror rebuild ar0 ad6'.
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