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Date:      Sat, 10 Sep 2011 22:42:39 +0200
From:      Johan Hendriks <joh.hendriks@gmail.com>
To:        Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: returning to 8.2 from 9.0
Message-ID:  <4E6BCBBF.7000802@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <4E6BC5B2.9020902@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <4E6B8EB0.8070303@a1poweruser.com> <4E6BB629.9010205@gmail.com> <4E6BC5B2.9020902@a1poweruser.com>

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Fbsd8 schreef:
> Johan Hendriks wrote:
>> Fbsd8 schreef:
>>> Have test pc. Been running 8.2 just fine. Installed 9.0 from cd and 
>>> after playing around tried to reinstall 8.2. Got error about GTP 
>>> table while trying to setup the HD. Used 8.0 livecd to
>>> "dd if=/del/zero of=/dev/ad0 count=5 to wipe the start of the HD clean.
>>> Now 8.2 install issues this msg
>>> GEOM: ad0: the primary GPT table is corrupt or invalid.
>>>
>>> How do I fix the HD so 8.2 will install?
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>> maybe this little script helps you.
>> http://wiki.freenas.org/faq:0129
>>
>> It helped me in several situations.
>>
>> If that does not do the job, you could try dban disknuke that will 
>> wipe the disk completely
>>
>> regards,
>> Johan Hendriks
>>
>>
>
>
> diskinfo da0
>
> says Device not configured
>
> I all ready did  "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 count=2 to wipe the 
> front of the disk.
i now see two different things?
dd if=/del/zero of=/dev/ad0 count=5
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 count=2

first your disk is adx and the second time it is dax

Make sure you use the right disk.
There is also a part add the end of the disk that needs to be wiped, not 
only the start of the disk.

regards,
Johan Hendriks








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