How do I get rid of "Root mount waiting for: GRAID-NVIDIA" messages during FreeBSD 11.0 boot sequence?

Bernt Hansson bah at
Sat Nov 26 18:17:50 UTC 2016

On 2016-11-26 17:37, John W. Kitz wrote:
> Hi,
> Because I wanted to do some quick tests with a bit of software I installed
> FreeBSD 11.0 on a computer that is not being used. The installation went
> fine, but the subsequent start-ups are all delayed for about 20 - 30 seconds
> at some point during the boot sequence while the following message is
> repeatedly displayed: "Root mount waiting for: GRAID-NVIDIA".
> Since the computer contains only one hard disk and is not configured for
> RAID, I suspect that one disk came from other hardware which did use RAID
> and that affects the way in which the disk works in the system in which it
> is currently installed.
> Any suggestions how to get rid of these messages and the delay?
> Please cc any replies to me since I'm not normally subscribed to this
> mailing list.
> Regards, Jk.
Man gpart, gpart delete.

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