How to manually validate a gpart layout?

Andrey V. Elsukov bu7cher at
Wed Nov 26 00:02:32 UTC 2014

On 26.11.2014 01:28, Michael Dexter wrote:
> The kernel will report this at boot if a primary GPT is invalid:
> GEOM: da1: the primary GPT table is corrupt or invalid
> How does one manually validate the table with gpart? I sense that 'gpart
> recover' will perform enough of a test to say that recovery is not
> needed but it is not clear if this is the same test that the kernel is
> performing.


gpart(8) only sends control requests to the kernel, it doesn't do any

WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov

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