bsdlabel does not create geli slices ie; /dev/ad4s1.elia
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Sep 6 22:42:01 UTC 2008
did you check that after bsdlabel -e partitions are actually updated?
On Sun, 7 Sep 2008, Cem Kayali wrote:
> Well, could this be because i partitioned ad4 hard disk by gparted? Disk has
> other OSs on other partitions... Very strange, i couldn't find any helpfull
> information about this on the net --- nor similar problem. Maybe i should try
> a latest snaphot instead of FreeBSD 7 release.
> Wojciech Puchar, 09/06/08 19:27:
>>> 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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