mounting error /mnt/dev/ad0s1f on /mnt/usr : Input/output error
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Fri Feb 18 20:10:35 GMT 2005
> i do see some reference to similar problem report in
> some bsd related mailing archive. but there is no
> solution mentioned.
> could somebody help me out ?
> my disk has the following geometry:
> 9729 cyl/255 head/64 sectors
> when i used fdisk from linux, i got a warning that
> cyl is > 1024 which may not work correctly with
> fdisk of win and os/2. is this the case with freebsd ?
> i did create the slices using default option (A)
> and partions using default option (A).
> now i see the following problem:
> "mounting error /mnt/dev/ad0s1f on /mnt/usr :
> Input/output error"
Did /dev move to /mnt/dev in 5.xxx?
I haven't started moving to 5.xxx yet, but
in old times I would expect to see
mount /dev/ad0s1f /mnt/usr or whatever.
> i think it is the problem with the disk geometry
> i don't know what. i have a 80GB disk, and i tried
> changing the mode from LBA to NORMAL to LARGE in the
> BIOS setting but it didn't help. /usr is the the
> last partition in the default list of partiontions.
> thanks in advance for your time
> --- Lowell Gilbert
> <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> > Sajith K <ksajith at yahoo.com> writes:
> > > When I tried to install freebsd 5.3 in a PIII
> > machine
> > > with 80GB hard disk I get the following error:
> > >
> > > "Unable to find device node for /dev/ad0s1b in
> > /dev!"
> > > "The creation of filesystems will be aborted"
> > >
> > > Could some one help me out ?
> > Sounds like you forgot to allocate (and commit) the
> > slices before you
> > tried to create the partitions...
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