can't make an 'a' slice except with auto-defaults
freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Feb 3 17:37:26 UTC 2010
On Wed, 3 Feb 2010 10:26:06 -0700, Steve Franks <bahamasfranks at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm just trying
> to make a fresh disk ready for dump/restore with a 1G /, so I guess
> sysinstall is out as an option at this time.
Why so complicated? The command
# newfs /dev/ad1
will prepare the disk, assuming ad1 is the new disk. It
will create one single partition covering the whole disk,
with no slice. You can then run
# mount /dev/ad1 /mnt
to access it; /dev/ad1 is the same as /dev/ad1c, "the
By the way, have you tried the program
instead of sysinstall?
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