Maybe you should try to use a later version of FreeBSD before becoming sad :-) I'm not sure that would help, but then we'd at least be sure that the latest kernel still has the same problem or behavior that you're seeing. It could also have something to do with the "dedicated" disklabel.
Ken On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Ben Hyde wrote: > I casually installed a 200 Gig dis on a 4.3-stable freebsd system. I > quickly followed the directions in > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks- > adding.html section "184.108.40.206 Dedicated". df -g now reports that the > resulting disk is only 124 Gig, so I'm sad and confused. I expected > some shrinkage, but not quite so much. ideas? > > This is what disklabel reports... > > # disklabel ad3 > # /dev/ad3c: > type: unknown > disk: amnesiac > label: > flags: > bytes/sector: 512 > sectors/track: 63 > tracks/cylinder: 16 > sectors/cylinder: 1008 > cylinders: 266305 > sectors/unit: 268435455 > rpm: 3600 > interleave: 1 > trackskew: 0 > cylinderskew: 0 > headswitch: 0 # milliseconds > track-to-track seek: 0 # milliseconds > drivedata: 0 > > 8 partitions: > # size offset fstype [fsize bsize bps/cpg] > c: 268435455 0 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 0 - > 266305*) > f: 268435455 0 4.2BSD 1024 8192 16 # (Cyl. 0 - > 266305*) > > thanks for any help - ben > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message