Removing UFS label from root

Warren Block wblock at
Mon Sep 10 01:49:08 UTC 2012

On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Warren Block wrote:

> On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> I added a label to my root fs some time ago. I really prefer the gpt
>> label and I have added it, but I can't figure out how to remove the
>> ufs label.
>> I boot single user and run 'tunefs -L "" /dev/ada1p2' but I get an
>> "unable to write superblock" error. This is before mounting the drive
>> RW, but it is, of course, mounted RO.
> This worked in a VM when I tested it just now.  Maybe running fsck on that 
> filesystem first will help.

Alternative thought: is ada1p2 actually a UFS filesystem?

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