fdisk problem on 3ware based system (6.1-RELEASE-p3)
Michael R. Wayne
freebsd at wayne47.com
Fri Aug 4 06:00:05 UTC 2006
On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 10:29:08AM +0200, Stefan Bethke wrote:
> Am 03.08.2006 um 07:50 schrieb Michael R. Wayne:
> >But, I am unable to create a third partition. Every time I do
> >that, I get:
> > ERROR: Unable to write data to disk twed0!
> Are there any mounted filesystems in those two first slices? Then
> geom won't allow you to modify the partition table. You need to boot
> off a CD, or set a sysctl to allow writing anyway (see geom(4)).
Thank you! Setting
permitted me to do the work with fdisk.
I tried to use sysinstall but it appears to only modify the in-core
structure but not to update the disk.
Perhaps sysinstall needs a few tweaks?
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