Quick question on newfs

Glenn Dawson glenn at antimatter.net
Mon Feb 20 14:56:26 PST 2006

At 02:43 PM 2/20/2006, mal content wrote:
>I was setting up encrypted swap with GELI and accidentally
>blew away my /tmp partition with:
># dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/ad0s1e bs=1m
>Understandably, it will no longer allow me to mount /tmp,
>so how do I use newfs to recreate the partition? I want to
>be absolutely sure before entering any disk modifying
>commands (just like I was absolutely sure last time...).
>I'm guessing it's as simple as:
># newfs /dev/ad0s1e

That will do it.


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