Swap partition for FreeBSD
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sun May 17 05:43:06 UTC 2015
On Sat, 16 May 2015 15:44:29 -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Sun, 17 May 2015, Ian Smith wrote:
> > In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 571, Issue 6
> > On Sat, 16 May 2015 15:16:56 +0530 Avinash Sonawane <rootkea at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > Avinash, I'm cutting various bits out of this digest, because I can :)
> > In response to Matthew Seaman <matthew at freebsd.org> you wrote:
> > > When I tried to delete the said partition from freebsd as `gpart
> > > delete -i 2878773 ada0s4` it says "gpart: pre-check failed: Operation
> > -i there shouldn't be a block number, from my reading of gpart(8) on
> > 9.3, but I'm not sure how exactly delete ada0s6 should be crafted, if
> > it's possible with your kernel as is (below). (yoo hoo, Warren!)
> The -i value is the partition number from the list shown by 'gpart show
> ada0s4'. I think it is in the third column.
> I admit to not having used extended DOS partitions from gpart, and in
> fact until now had successfully suppressed the memory of their existence.
Oh, sorry. You are getting sleepy .. very sleepy .. when you awake you
will forget all about this rude interruption ..
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