In message <Pine.BSF.4.21.0107122138260.61694-100000@beppo>, Matthew Jacob writ
>Sometime in the last few days, disklabel -Brw auto seems to have stopped
>working for me on alpha.... It used to be the thing of:

>Now I get:
>dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da5 bs=1024k count=10
>disklabel -Brw da5 auto
>disklabel: No space left on device

I think this can happen when there is an existing label on the
disk, but I forget the exact conditions. Try dd'ing a few k of
zeros on to the disk and run the disklabel again?


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