fdisk: class not found
Paul B. Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Tue May 12 10:16:14 UTC 2009
On 5/12/09, Saifi Khan <saifi.khan at twincling.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 11 May 2009, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
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>> Saifi Khan wrote:
>> | Hi all:
>> Hi Saifi,
>> | Trying to write a partition table using fdisk supplied in the
>> | installation DVD of FreeBSD 8.0 i386 200905 snapshot.
>> | Should we write new partition table ? [n] y
>> | fdisk: Class not found
>> | When i again run 'fdisk' it should the old partition table.
>> | What exactly does 'Class not found' mean ?
>> This comes from geom. See geom(8).
> Hi Pietro:
> Does this imply, geom_mbr needs to be loaded, if one is using
> the Fixit# (DVD/Live) console ?
No, geom_part* are already replacing obsolete modules; geom_mbr is one of them
targeted for removal.
Until fdisk and bsdlabel got fixed you should use gpart(8) instead.
I switched to gpart(8) months ago(did complete reinstallation) so that
I could have more than 8 labels :)
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