problem formating disk with gpart
roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Dec 1 02:14:20 UTC 2011
Warren Block writes:
> > 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
I did this.
Afterwards, "gpart show" continues to report the 456G vaule,
not the 80G I should see.
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