On Sunday,  2 February 2003 at 13:50:20 -0500, Pete wrote:
> Hello... I have three hard drives in my system.  One of them (the first)
> is the system disk.  I'm trying to get the other two ready to be a
> mirrored volume.  No matter which of the last two drives is last, that
> one always is listed as "amnesiac" when I do a disklabel on it:
>
> ==============================
> [root@archive 13:44:07 root]# disklabel ar2
> # /dev/ar2:
> type: unknown
> disk: amnesiac
> label: fictitious
> flags:
> bytes/sector: 512
> sectors/track: 63
> tracks/cylinder: 255
> sectors/cylinder: 16065
> cylinders: 3737
> sectors/unit: 60036417
> rpm: 3600
> interleave: 1
> trackskew: 0
> cylinderskew: 0
> headswitch: 0           # milliseconds
> track-to-track seek: 0  # milliseconds
> drivedata: 0

The only valid information  above this point are the geometry
specifications, and even they are not very valid.

> 8 partitions:
> #        size   offset    fstype   [fsize bsize bps/cpg]
>   c: 60036417        0    unused        0     0         # (Cyl.    0 - 3737*)
> ==============================
>
> What does this mean?  Whichever drive is last, that's the one I cannot
> "disklabel -e" to set its fstype to "vinum".

There must be some other reason for that.  Do you have any disk label
at all?  Otherwise use the /stand/sysinstall partition editor to
create a partition.

Greg
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