input/output error on hd
martster at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 23:14:54 UTC 2007
Below is what I see in response to the cmd; as I'm unfamiliar with it could
you please be more explicit about how I may proceed?
%sudo bsdlabel -e /dev/ad1s1
# size offset fstype [fsize bsize bps/cpg]
a: 490234736 16 unused 0 0
c: 490223412 0 unused 0 0 # "raw" part, don't
On 2/22/07, Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at msu.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 04:34:24PM -0600, Derek Ragona wrote:
> > You may have lost the partition table. You can try repartitioning the
> > drive but do NOT do a newfs. You can easily try it in sysinstall.
> Yes, that has been mentioned - I wasn't sure if it would work as
> desired - without overwriting too much - or not. But, if it is tried
> , be sure to use the exact partition schema as was done before. I
> think that was everything in one partition - called c, but I am not
> sure that is exactly what was done.
> So, the question is, did the OP use bsdlabel (alone or in sysinstall)
> when originally creating that filesystem? If so, probably using
> bsdlabel again on it - WITHOUT doing a newfs - would be worth trying.
> It probably can't do anything worse than what is already the case.
> If it was all one partition in a single slice, then run bsdlabel -e
> on the slice /dev/ad1s1 and take out the unused type from 'c' and
> make it BSD4.2. Make the offset '*' and the size be everything.
> Then exit out and hope for the best.
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