On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 11:07:58AM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> 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
>>
> yes you can. i actually do this

Isn't this what's called "Dangerously Dedicated" mode, and is considered
"very risky behaviour" on FreeBSD nowadays?

I would be wary of doing it that way.  Using slices is the preferred
method, e.g. newfs /dev/ad4s1a.

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