Invalid fdisk partition table found

Carl Johnson carlj at
Wed Nov 23 22:53:46 UTC 2011

"Julian H. Stacey" <jhs at> writes:

> @ suggestions:
> 1 Try
> 	bsdlabel -B -w -r /dev/da1
> 	echo unplug, reinsert
> 	newfs /dev/da1a
> 2 Base of _my_ man fdisk
> "     When running multi user, you cannot write unless you first run this:
>      sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=16
> "
> It looks like I never got round to sending in a send-pr for that, so feel free
> looks like its been that way at least since 7.1.see

I thought I had seen a mention of that somewhere, so I grep'ed the man
pages.  I found hints on geom(4) and boot0cfg(8), but they certainly
aren't obvious.

Carl Johnson		carlj at

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