disklabel - 8th partition shows "X" as Partition name

Siegbert Baude siegbert.baude at gmx.de
Wed Mar 26 17:18:46 PST 2003

> I'm running 4.8RC1, I have a ~345Gb drive (RAID), that I am partitioning 
> into 43Gb chunks (8 of them).. I'm using sysinstall..  on my last chunk, 
> it shows "X" as the partition name and the rest is ok.  The other 
> partitions are amrd0s1e,f,g,h,a,b,d..  Am I out of "letters"?  What 
> about "i"?  What can I do to fix this?

The partitions within a FreeBSD slice are numberd from a to h, where c 
is always reserved for the complete disk.
So you will need two (or more) slices. Then create up to 7 (abdefgh) 
partitions within each slice.


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