problem formating disk with gpart
ml at my.gd
Thu Dec 1 03:45:01 UTC 2011
On 12/1/11 3:14 AM, Robert Huff wrote:
> 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.
> Robert Huff
Any success using bsdlabel on the disk to initialize it, then fdisk to
partition it ?
Then report the geom show again.
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