problem formating disk with gpart
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Dec 1 00:07:25 UTC 2011
On Wed, 30 Nov 2011, Robert Huff wrote:
> One of my systems has a hot-swap eSATA device, which reports as
> "ad1". I'm trying to use this to prepare a new disk using gpart and
> something (possibly my understanding) is broken.
> After removing another disk and inserting the new one, I do:
>>> gpart show ad1
> => 34 976773101 ad1 GPT (465G)
> 34 976773101 - free - (465G)
> ... which is the value for the disk just removed.
Maybe force geom retasting?
true > /dev/ad1
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