On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 10:52:46 Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 10:12:56AM +1200, Tom Munro Glass wrote:
> > I have a FreeBSD 7.2 system that had two 37GB mirrored SCSI drives. These
> > contained a single slice filling the disk with separate partitions for
> > swap, /, /var, /usr and /home.
> > Yesterday one of the drives had a catastrophic failure - no problem, the
> > system still worked on one drive as it is supposed to. I have purchased
> > two new 74GB drives because I need more space.
> > With just the working 37GB drive connected, I ran:
> > # gmirror forget gm0
> > Then I connected one of the new 74GB drives and ran:
> > # gmirror insert gm0 /dev/da1
> > and the mirror rebuilt itself correctly, but of course only half of the
> > new drive is being used.
> > I've now removed the 37GB drive and run "gmirror forget gm0" again and
> > the system is running on the new half used 74GB drive.
> > How do I define a new slice and partition to fill the second half of this
> > drive?
> what is the output of "gpart gm0" ?
Did you mean "gpart list gm0"? This gives:
gpart: No such geom: gm0
I'm not sure that gpart is supported by the GENERIC kernel - should I have the
GEOM_PART_MBR option set, it isn't currently.
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