FreeBSD 9 "gptboot: invalid backup GPT header" error (boots fine though)

Andrey V. Elsukov bu7cher at
Wed May 2 16:09:01 UTC 2012

On 02.05.2012 17:53, Adam Strohl wrote:
>> % gpart recover da0 
> Good thought, but no dice:
> $ gpart recover da0
> da0 recovering is not needed

I already saw several reports about gptboot's complains on 3ware
controllers, but don't know what is the problem.
The only guess is that a controller incorrectly handles BIOS requests,
when gptboot tries to read GPT header from the end of a large virtual disk.

WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov

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