bsdlabel does not create geli slices ie; /dev/ad4s1.elia

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sat Sep 6 16:28:31 UTC 2008

> Hello!
> After initializing geli and attach geli enabled partition, i would like to 
> create freebsd slices. Once i try 'bsdlabel -w /dev/ad4s1.eli' and then 
> 'bsdlabel -e /dev/ad4s1.eli', this does not create ie; /dev/ad4s1.elia and i 
> can not run newfs in success: 'Could not find special device'.
> Thanks if someone has advise about this.

no idea. i have partitioned geli devices and i partitioned it just as you 
said (bsdlabel -w and -e), just i don't use fdisk but it shouldn't matter

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