Can't mount existing data disk after upgrade (disklabel gone)

illoai at illoai at
Fri Jan 20 18:10:11 PST 2006

On 1/20/06, Joe S <js.lists at> wrote:
> First of all, I have learned something VERY important about FreeBSD.
> When I try to mount /dev/ad4s1a to /data, I get this error:
>   coruscant# mount /dev/ad4s1a /mnt
>   mount: /dev/ad4s1a on /mnt: incorrect super block
> How can I properly re-create the disklabel? It seems this is what I need
> to do in order to get to my data. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Silly question:  did you: newfs -U /dev/ad4s1a ?

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