Can't *write* to a hard disk, problem related to GEOM(4)?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu Apr 15 12:23:48 PDT 2004

In message <50267. at>, "Jul
ien Gabel" writes:

>/dev/ad10 was previously part of a hardware miror (ar(4) device with a
>HighPoint HPT374 (channel 2+3) UDMA133 controller), but since it was
>broken for an unknown reason, thid drive is no more usable, even alone.
>For example, I am not be able to create a new slice on it.

Could you try to compile a kernel without the ar(4) driver in it ?

It may still be latching on to this disk...

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