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Date:      Thu, 1 Dec 2011 07:48:03 -0500
From:      Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
To:        Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: problem formating disk with gpart
Message-ID:  <20183.30595.288219.914337@jerusalem.litteratus.org>
In-Reply-To: <4ED72693.1000000@my.gd>
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Damien Fleuriot writes:

>  >>  Try this:
>  >>  gpart delete -i 1
>  >>  gpart create -s 78g -i 1 -t freebsd-ufs /dev/ad1
>  > 
>  > 	Done
>
>  >>> gpart show ad1
>  > =>       34  976773101  ad1  GPT  (465G)
>  >          34  163577856    1  freebsd-ufs  (78G)
>  >   163577890  813195245       - free -  (387G)
>  > 
>  >>  Then try to newfs -U it.
>  > 
>  > 	Same error message as above, only with sector # 163577855.
>  > 
>  > 
>  > 	For the record: this is being done on:
>  > 
>  > FreeBSD 9.0-BETA1 #0: Tue Aug 23 10:07:23 EDT 2011 amd64 
>  >
>  
>  
>  You may want to try on different versions to check if you have
>  better results:

	Unfortunately, not an option in my current set-up.
	What makes this so puzzling is I have two other GPT disks -
created either with this version or one from mid-April - that got
built with no problems not caused by my own ignorance.


					Robert Huff




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