On 10/4/08, Don O'Neil <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>> I've tried an old 'bypass': sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=16, but that
>  >>> didn't help.
>  >>>
>  >>> Can anyone help me get this new disk installed without having to boot
>  >>> off a recovery CD? The server is 500 miles away from me and I don't
>  >>> have direct console access.
>  >>>
>  >>
>  >> Uhmm... This may seem silly, but did you use fdisk to create a slice
>  >> first before you tried partitioning?
>  >>
>  >this is NOT needed. actually i don't do it anywhere.
>  >
>  >it just may be sysinstall problem, anything else.
> I tried using fdisk first, same problem, won't let me write to the disk.

Do you will use the entire disk in one partition ? If so, just do:
newfs /dev/ad4

Maybe you should to use gjournal for this large filesystem....
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