no ad1s3a,b,d... on ad1s3 after bsdlabel
josh at tcbug.org
Wed Mar 12 19:29:13 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 12 March 2008 07:30:34 am Snow Mountains wrote:
> 2008/3/12, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org>:
> > "Snow Mountains" <snow.mountains.4 at gmail.com> writes:
> > > I try to understand bsdlabel.
> > > I have former fat slice (ad1s3) on my disk and I want to make several
> > > BSD partitions on it. I did this:
> > >
> > > # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad1s3 bs=1k count=1024
> > > 1024+0 records in
> > > 1024+0 records out
> > > 1048576 bytes transferred in 0.318986 secs (3287217 bytes/sec)
> > > # bsdlabel -w ad1s3
> > > # bsdlabel -e ad1s3
> > > (edit)
> > > # bsdlabel ad1s3
> > > # /dev/ad1s3:
> > > 8 partitions:
> > > # size offset fstype [fsize bsize bps/cpg]
> > > a: 10000000 16 4.2BSD 0 0 0
> > > b: 10000000 10000016 4.2BSD 0 0 0
> > > c: 47616660 0 unused 0 0 # "raw" part,
> > > don't edit d: 27616644 20000016 4.2BSD 0 0 0
> > > # newfs -U /dev/ad1s3a
> > > newfs: /dev/ad1s3a: could not find special device
> > > # ls /dev/ad1s3*
> > > /dev/ad1s3
> > > #
> > >
> > > What I miss because I don't have ad1s3a,b,d?
> > > If repeat same procedure on disk (big file) mounted as /dev/md0, a see
> > > /dev/md0,a,b,d,e... after this group of commands.
> > On what version of FreeBSD?
> This happens on:
> # uname -r
Did you delete and recreate the slice or is it still marked as FAT when you do
If it's still a FAT/DOS slice you might try deleting and recreating it as a
native FreeBSD slice, I'm not entirely sure putting a bsdlabel on a FAT slice
is going to do the right thing (although I could be wrong here)
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