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Date:      Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:40:16 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        "Ronald F. Guilmette" <>
Subject:   Re: Advanced Format Drive ?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
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On Wed, 28 Nov 2012, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:

> In message <>,
> Warren Block <> wrote:
>>> I tried to do as you suggest and change the partition type to freebsd-ufs,
>>> but there's a problem...
>>> # gpart modify -i 1 -t freebsd-ufs /dev/da1
>>> gpart: Invalid argument
>> da1 is the drive.  da1s1 is the first slice.
> Yeabut that's what I thought that the -i option was for!  I mean isn't the parameter for
> that supposed to tell gpart which sub-part of the whole "geom" thing that is named on
> the command line is supposed to be modified?

Doh, you are right, and I misread it.  It's the type that is the 
problem: freebsd-ufs is a not an MBR partition type, it should be just 

# gpart modify -i1 -t freebsd /dev/da1

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