On Mon, Aug 01, 2016 at 11:05:54AM +0200, O. Hartmann wrote: > On every(!) USB drive which worked well with 11-CURRENT up to 11-BETA, I fail > to access with 12-CURRENT (12.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #14 r303475: Fri > Jul 29 11:59:11 CEST 2016) with the error shown below. > > On USB flash drives I created myself, the suggested gpart command solved the > problem, but I can not do this with drives I was given by a vendor or > supplier. > > What is wrong? > > Kind regards and thank you very much in advance, > > O. Hartmann > > > On console, I get the report: > > [...] > GEOM_PART: da4 was automatically resized. > Use `gpart commit da4` to save changes or `gpart undo da4` to revert them.
I noticed something similar when I was trying to dd a more recent memstick installer to a USB drive on 12-CURRENT. When I plugged in the flash drive I couldn't dd to it until I noticed that message in syslog and ran 'gpart undo da0'. Looks like something is unhelpfully auto-resizing partitions.
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