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.... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"