problem formating disk with gpart
roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Dec 1 12:48:08 UTC 2011
Damien Fleuriot writes:
> >> Try this:
> >> gpart delete -i 1
> >> gpart create -s 78g -i 1 -t freebsd-ufs /dev/ad1
> > Done
> >>> gpart show ad1
> > => 34 976773101 ad1 GPT (465G)
> > 34 163577856 1 freebsd-ufs (78G)
> > 163577890 813195245 - free - (387G)
> >> Then try to newfs -U it.
> > Same error message as above, only with sector # 163577855.
> > For the record: this is being done on:
> > FreeBSD 9.0-BETA1 #0: Tue Aug 23 10:07:23 EDT 2011 amd64
> You may want to try on different versions to check if you have
> better results:
Unfortunately, not an option in my current set-up.
What makes this so puzzling is I have two other GPT disks -
created either with this version or one from mid-April - that got
built with no problems not caused by my own ignorance.
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